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Craig Whitlock: The Secrets of America's Longest War

Clip: 12/13/2019 | 2m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

This week, a trove of documents reveal how U.S. officials allegedly misled the American people about the war in Afghanistan in an effort to conceal fears that America was losing. But now, the Washington Post has obtained more than 2,000 pages of these documents through a FOIA request. Journalist Craig Whitlock has been looking into the papers for the last three years and joins the show to discuss.

Aired: 12/13/19

Rating: NR

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