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15 Years in Something They Call War

Sept. 19 2016 The U.S. has veered away from its original mission since going to war in Afghanistan after 9/11.

Originally produced on Aug. 29, 2016 for Mauldin Economics, LLC

George Friedman

In every battle, whenever the enemy achieves surprise—from Pearl Harbor to the Bulge, Chosin Reservoir to Tet—everyone is stunned. But within a decade, the number of those who were stunned drops off, and the world is filled with people who knew it was coming. In every intelligence service, there are bits of information pointing at the absolutely obvious fact that an attack was coming. But they only point to anything after it happens.

So too with Septemb...

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