PBS NewsHour

'The Afghanistan Papers' shows U.S.'s shaky Afghanistan plan

Clip: 08/31/2021 | 10m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Despite American presidents and military leaders providing years of positive assessments that the U.S. was winning the war in Afghanistan, behind the scenes there were clear warnings of an unsuccessful end. Those stories of failure, corruption and lack of strategy are the focus of Craig Whitlock's discussion with Judy Woodruff and his new book "The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War."

Aired: 08/31/21

Rating: NR

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