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Author And Veteran Weighs In On Troop Withdrawal, New Book | Morning Joe | MSNBC


Veteran and author Bing West is the author of the new book 'The Last Platoon: A Novel of the Afghanistan War,' and West joins Morning Joe to discuss the book and his thoughts on troop withdrawal. Aired on 12/15/2020.
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Author And Veteran Weighs In On Troop Withdrawal, New Book | Morning Joe | MSNBC


  1. This is one of the only things I agree with Trump on.. Enough is enough with our troops already.. Bring them home! They don’t want us there anymore so leave!

    1. @CONFIDENTIAL CONFIDENTIAL Oh I agree, he’s a low life POS human being and a coward.. That doesn’t mean I cannot agree with him on the troops when it’s my son in the airforce..

    2. @José Hunter’s EW&F Remixes My Playlists.. I get people asking if they can to use them.. That’s not a mean question at all, no worries..

    3. @ღSwnsasyღ _ nope you’re wrong. There are things you agree with Trump on 100%. You’re just the typical ignorant N

    4. @Kelvin Blackstone It’s funny how you think you can tell someone else what they think and believe.. Talk about ignorant. The fact you trying to call me the N word is LAUGHABLE.. My grams taught me growing up its not what someone calls you, it’s what you answer too so you little boy, mean nothing to me.. Lol..

  2. We already have been drawing down in Afghanistan for the past couple years. President Trump has been pulling Troops out like crazy. Biden better follow suit. We no longer need to be in Afghanistan.

    1. @CONFIDENTIAL CONFIDENTIAL not sure how legit those reports were… Trump or no Trump we should have brought our troops home a long time ago.

    2. @Kelvin Blackstone… yah, that’s a good thing… my only point is we are still there dying for rich folks and it’s wrong… we could have and should have pulled all the way out a long time ago.

    3. @CONFIDENTIAL CONFIDENTIAL All what work? Destroying a country and pillaging their resources isn’t work. We should have pulled out a week after we got OBL.

  3. It seems more Americans are slowly coming to the realization, that 1) The Afghan people don’t want what the 2-decade enemy invasion of America is selling, and 2) We’re not that hooked on stealing their oil anymore.

    ISAF has done a lot of good for the people. But frankly, a tonne of that is cleaning up the mess left behind by the US offensive.

    1. We never took oil from Afghanistan lol. Did you serve? If not you have ZERO clue what goes on over there

    1. @Tim Cowan take back to trillions well all 4 four 444444 1 2 3 4 bailouts all by republicans Senate close to 10 trillion bc Fed funny money triple each bailout so get that money back and I said now boy

  4. I’d love to see t’rump try to explain his middle east strategy without help, on live television, unscripted.
    I bet it would not go well.

    1. @Kelvin Blackstone You mean like how t’rump got 5 deferments for “bone spurs” and yet here you are defending that draft dodger?

  5. Interesting, I heard the same thing from an Afghani emigree friend, that Pakistan is basically fuelling all conflicts in Afghanistan.

    1. True. Afghani people are for the most part peaceful. Pakistan is where the bad people from from. It’s a horrid country

  6. It sounds to me like they have become a party of “anti-progress” because they are comfy to have things frozen in time. “Make America Great AGAIN”
    You know what solves this issue? They can make their own “good ole days” communities just like the Amish.
    BOOM problem solved

  7. All over the world the newspapers and media should report this story: Poor, WEAK, Pathetic America has lost the war in Afghanistan to a group of bearded men who believe in raping women. The US has abandoned their responsibility to the 34 million people in Afghanistan and is letting a few thousand Taliban terrorists to have the entire country, to burn the books, burn the schools, and destroy the democratically elected government.

    And the second news story can be: This just in, GENOCIDE now perfectly acceptable as demonstrated in Syria, HALF A MILLION DEAD, and the US stands back and does nothing. Want to invade your neighbour? Go ahead, Crimea still annexed by Vladimir Putin, US response minimal!

    Take control of a CULT and force 20 million people into slave labour, prevent them from leaving your personal CONCENTRATION CAMP, and furthermore, threaten the world with nuclear strikes and get away with it Scott-free; the USA is AFK!

    Sad pathetic, weak and poverty stricken United States of America has abdicated their thrown and stepped down from being the worlds unipolar superpower!
    Next Week: China is now the UNIPOLAR SUPERPOWER so say goodbye to human rights and personal freedoms!

    You know it’s almost like nobody cares. . . well just remember, when our human species is on the verge of extinction, and our planet is irreparably damaged, we did it to ourselves and we deserve the fate we made.

    1. @Kelvin Blackstone no you’re not, you’ve decided to recede from the world and become small, isolated, and racist. Now the USA is nothing. Prove me wrong and finish your homework in Afghanistan!

    2. @JLT Changeshifter What exceptionalism, it’s all gone now it seems, they all think of themselves as so weak and pathetic that they cant afford blankets and food for refugees that come to their southern border, and they’re no match for Russia, not in Crimea or Syria! What a pathetic bunch of losers, a trillion dollar a year military and their too afraid to use it! And then they are too stupid to figure out how to nation build even when they have unlimited funding and have tried for 20 years now in Afghanistan, how weak.

  8. MSNBC-Lets say in Afghanistan for 20 more years while having millions of hungry people in USA. Corporate media.

  9. This issue was a fear I had when Trump ordered a large number of troops out of Afghanistan. This man has put me at ease a bit because he does know the military!! He’s served, here & abroad! I am comforted by his expertise!! Any time Trump does something I fear it’s for revenge! This has helped. Thank you!!

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