National Security Network: A fact check from the National Security Network on President Bush's State of the Union comments regarding Afghanistan show
January 28, 2008

National Security Network:

A fact check from the National Security Network on President Bush's State of the Union comments regarding Afghanistan show the country is still in a state of disrepair. Bush claimed that:

A nation that was once a safe haven for al Qaida is now a young democracy where boys and girls are going to school, new roads and hospitals are being built, and people are looking to the future with new hope.

On each point, Bush is absolutely wrong...Read on...

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