Truth is a casualty in Afghan war | Editorial

Americans feared their government was lying about the Afghan war -- and it was. That’s the takeaway from a new Washington Post investigation that found a clear divide between the assurances U.S. officials were making and the reality on the ground in Afghanistan. This duplicity will only further erode public trust in government and support for the Afghan mission.


For almost two decades, the Post reported, U.S. military commanders assured the...