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Military efforts in Afghanistan in vain

Col. Jason Dempsey has served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and says more than 15 years of U.S. military efforts there have been largely fruitless.

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While virtually every American supports our soldiers, sailors and airmen, we fail them when we don’t hold our politicians accountable for their hardships and sacrifices. That was the argument of West Point graduate Col. Jason Dempsey, PhD, addressing The Rotary Club of McMinnville last week. We are “disrespectful of the treasure and blood of Americans” when we don’t demand honesty and responsibility from our elected leaders when they send our fighting forces into danger.

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