Biden declares end to ‘forever wars’ in Afghan exit • FRANCE 24 English

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President Joe #Biden made a forceful defense Tuesday of his “wise” decision to leave #Afghanistan, telling Americans he refuses to send another generation to fight in a “forever #war.” The traumatic departure from Afghanistan, completed Monday after 20 years of war against the Taliban, was “a wise decision and the best decision for America,” Biden said in an address to the nation.

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