Newt Gingrich Commentary: Overcoming Defeat and Denial in Afghanistan

With each passing day in Afghanistan the Taliban grows stronger, and the pro-American government forces grow weaker.  Anecdotally, you can see the momentum building in the news coverage.

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Long War Journal, which has been tracking war in Afghanistan for years, estimates that as of Sunday the Taliban controlled 213 districts. It reports that the government controls 70 districts, and some 115 districts are being contested. Thus, after the United States, NATO, and our Afghan allies spent 20 years fighting to create a post-Taliban country, the evidence is growing that we have lost.

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Sunbury, Ohio Celebrates Independence Day by Honoring Those Who Made Us Free

  SUNBURY, Ohio — Quintessential “small town” Ohio, the Village of Sunbury celebrates every Independence Day by honoring faith, family and the veterans who gave us freedom. The morning began with dense fog and by parade time at 10 a.m. the temperature was in the low 70s and cloudy. Just right…

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