Tue, 14 September 2021
President Biden says withdrawal from Afghanistan ends the era of America's "forever wars." But what does that mean? Mark Thompson covers military issues for POGO, The Project on Government Oversight and asks, what will happen to the Pentagon money budgeted for an Afghan Army that no longer exists? And what can "over the horizon" forces like drones and missiles do to contain the threat of terrorism? Answers, he says, have more to do with political will than military muscle.