June 23, 2020 | Generation Jihad

Don’t Call It Nation-Building

Episode 15


Episode 15

Hosts Tom Joscelyn and Bill Roggio explore how President Trump’s rhetoric on Afghanistan and other post-9/11 conflicts changed from 2017 to 2020. While there is much to criticize about these wars, some of the common talking points don’t reflect reality. The guys also discuss recent counterterrorism operations against al Qaeda.

President Donald Trump arrives at the commencement ceremony for army cadets on June 13, 2020 in West Point, New York. (Getty Images)



Afghanistan Military and Political Power The Long War U.S. Defense Policy and Strategy