The War on Terror is Over. The U.S. Lost — Conclusion

“I Don’t Do Quagmires.”

A Brief Respite

What did it cost?

Saigon 1975 (top), Kabul 2021 (bottom)

What Now?

  • The U.S. is not exceptional nor indispensable
  • The U.S. is not impervious to history, reality, or common sense
  • The U.S. cannot bomb other countries into doing what they want
  • The rich and powerful need to pay their taxes and be held accountable
  • The U.S. cannot reverse its decline with more wars, more prayer, and more top-down economics



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Matt Williams

Matt Williams

Space/astronomy journalist for Universe Today, SF author, and all around family man!