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.