Bring our troops home: a time for peace in Afghanistan
In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the western world was in shock.
People from Europe to Asia watched to see if the unequivocal leader of the free world would blink. We didn’t.
The invasion of Afghanistan began, and support for the mission was largely uncontested.
We would destroy al-Qaeda’s foothold in Afghanistan and see Osama Bin Laden brought to justice for his heinous plot. The Taliban were rightly seen as the doorman to the region, and when our demands were not met, they became the friend of our enemy.