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Guest column, Douglas Young: What can we learn from the debacle in Afghanistan?
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Douglas Young
As a child I was shocked, humiliated and ashamed seeing our South Vietnamese allies desperately cling to U.S. planes as we abandoned them to communist butchers in 1975. Now when I see another bungled, panicked American exit from yet another mess we helped make — this time resigning Afghans who helped us to torture and death and their daughters to sex slavery — I’m filled with anger.