We knew it was coming, but that doesn’t mean it will end well:
Accelerating the transition of military responsibility to the Afghan government, the United States agreed Sunday to hand control of special operations missions to Afghan forces, including night raids, relegating American troops to a supporting role and bringing the raids under Afghan judicial authority.
Not that it matters, not that anyone is surprised, but the Taliban just won. If anyone would like to take one last stab at explaining the Afghan Surge to me, now would be the time.
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