Details may be slim, but the president nailed the "why" of America's longest war — and boldly went against his political base.
Paul D. Miller is the associate director of the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously served as director for Afghanistan and Pakistan on the National Security Council staff for Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
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