Navy SEAL-turned-congressman Dan Crenshaw: We need to stay in Afghanistan …

By Task & Purpose Navy SEAL-turned-congressman Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Tex.) believes the United States should maintain a permanent military presence in Afghanistan similar to bases in former war zones such as Germany, Japan, and South Korea in order to prevent terrorist groups from plotting the next 9/11-style attack on U.S. soil. Speaking at a veterans workshop hosted by Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) in Frederick, Maryland on Thursday, the Texas Republican said policy-makers must first do a better job of explaining to the American public what its objectives are in Afghanistan. “We’re not explaining that if we let our enemies have the operational space they… …read more


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