Citing Charles De Gaulle, influential conservative commentator, George Will, says it is time to get out of Afghanistan. Writes Will in a Washington Post column: "Genius, said de Gaulle, recalling Bismarck's decision to halt German forces short of Paris in 1870, sometimes consists of knowing when to stop." His column could open the doors to other conservatives (and others) in calling for creative ways to disenage from Afghanistan.
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