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Editorial: The real war on democracy isn't in Afghanistan


Afghan people sit as they wait to leave the Kabul airport in Kabul after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan's 20-year war. T\thousands of people mobbed the city's airport trying to flee the group's feared Islamist rule.

Remaining in Afghanistan for another one, five, 10 years is not in the national interest, a U.S. official said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

And he’s right.

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or