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Premature Afghan Withdrawal Could Lead to “Another 9/11”

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TheBlaze (4/15/12) — Ryan Crocker, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, said that Sunday’s attacks on Western embassies in Afghanistan only confirm that the U.S. must finish its mission in the country, and not withdraw early.

Despite American aversion to the war, he maintains that the risks of early departure are unacceptable and could even mean “another 9/11.”

“Attacks like this demonstrate why we need to be here,” he said on CNN’s State of the Union.

“To get out before the Afghans have a full grip on security, which is a couple of years out, would be to invite the Taliban and Al Qaeda back in and set the stage for another 9/11.   And that, I think, is an unacceptable risk for any American.”

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