The Colonel Who Started Telling the Truth on Afghan War

After years of officials insisting that the Afghan War is going well, Lt. Col Daniel L. Davis has broken from this trend with his candor. The career Army man has released two reports, one unclassified and one classified, describing a reality on the ground considerably inconsistent with the official statements the military presents to political leadership or the American public.

The Pentagon has dismissed the report, insisting everything it said was totally honest, apparently including statements that appear to contradict one another. Congressmen who have met with Lt. Col Davis have admitted to receiving “a lot of resistance from the Pentagon.”

Click here to read the New York Times story on Lt. Col. Davis

Click here to read Lt. Col Davis’ unclassified report at AFJ

Author: Jason Ditz

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