We could learn much from the Russians about getting out of Afghanistan. The Russians have deep experience with the concept.
Now I await the American Department of Defense analysis. They could reprint the Vietnam stuff where it says . . . In order to be effective in controlling irregular armed forces it is essential to have the support of the local population . . .
Will the Afganistan stuff come home or just be shipped directly to our next lesson?
To quote a famous baseball player of long ago, "It's Deja Vue ALL over again"
Yogi Berra player/manager