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Atttempting to Recover Current Foreign Policy Legitimization After Squandering Recent Saudi Trip With No Results

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in response to reader comment: Post Saudi Trip Commiserations - Biden Foreign Policy Accomplished One Thing Only - Meeting With M Abbas Renewed His Voiceof Adamancy

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Aug 2, 2022 at 10:52

News of the successful termination of a threat to Americans abroad and of the scandalous 9-11 attacks appears to bring to closure at least part of a serious chapter in American history; that if this had occured prior to the abandonment of the American stake in the wartime standing in Afghanistan with a gut clenching loss of 13 troops, maybe, just maybe some differing sense of it all might be made. But nope, the timing is like that of sending missiles into the former Yugoslavia or even the closely patterned elimination of Usama bin Laden; a certain sense of closure may seem to be here, but as is noted by some analysts, like cockroaches, another is waiting in the shadows for the next opportunity and even worse, things already in action are projected to get even more devastating. Twenty years nursing horrible images of losing over 2900 peaceful citizens may seem to have some closure here, but many of the wounds are still open and healing may take a lifetime.

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