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Gates Dissembles on Afghan History

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At www.consortiumnews.com

Robt Parry: story of the 1989 abandonment may be a powerful conventional wisdom in Washington – popularized by the movie “Charlie Wilson's War” it is substantially untrue, and former CIA Director Gates knows it to be a myth.What actually happened in 1989 was that President George H.W. Bush rebuffed overtures from Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for a negotiated settlement of the war that envisioned a coalition government

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revelation not surprise me? Did Bush ever do anyth... by Archie on Thursday, Dec 10, 2009 at 4:58:52 PM
have relevance in this administration. But Gates i... by Margaret Bassett on Friday, Dec 11, 2009 at 1:09:58 PM