Chuck Devore: Taliban and Al Qaeda do not present existential threat to US

Chuck Devore on Afghanistan from a California Senate Debate today:

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UPDATE: I rushed this out earlier and didn’t get to chime in with my own thoughts, as I had to take my mom out for a wonderful Mother’s day dinner.

I agree with Chuck here, as I think most of you do as well. They aren’t an existential threat in terms of nuclear weapons, at least for now. Let’s hope Pakistan doesn’t fall to the Taliban anytime soon. But that being said, there are potential existential threats in the Muslim world that we do need to worry about. And in order for us to do that, as Chuck so eloquently said, we need to kill our enemies in Afghanistan and move on. I know, easier said than done. But that needs to be our policy. After all, allowing Iran to ‘bulk up’ is a really bad idea and we need to be ready to get behind Israel when they do attack Iran.

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