Dereliction of Duty?
June 27, 2020 7:03 PM Subscribe
American intelligence officials determined “months ago” that “last year,” Russia’s GRU offered bounties to the Taliban to kill US and UK troops in Afghanistan; while President Trump and the NSC were briefed in late March, the White House did not authorize a response, and now denies only that Trump or Pence was ever briefed on the matter. (NYT; WSJ; CNN; WaPo). The U.S. War in Afghanistan began in 2001 and is the longest war in U.S. history. 22 U.S. soldiers died in combat there last year and at least six so far in 2020. (AP).