Mission accomplished? The U.S. and NATO have “formally” ended the war in Afghanistan:

And President Obama took some time out of his busy vacation in Hawaii to … oh, who are we kidding. The White House released a statement. For real:

The war wasn’t won, but has ended with a “responsible conclusion.”

Full text here.

However, the president’s “responsible conclusion” really isn’t so concluded:

And this question from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Salena Zito needs to be answered:

Yep. Just because the president says the combat mission is over doesn’t make it so.

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