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

“I Don’t Do Quagmires.”

A Brief Respite

What did it cost?

Source: watson.brown.edu
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

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