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Report shows how U.S. officials misled public on Afghan war

Clip: 12/09/2019 | 5m 49s Video has closed captioning.

In a blockbuster story representing the culmination of several years of investigation and pursuit of government documents, The Washington Post reports that U.S. officials have been misleading the American public about the war in Afghanistan for the past 18 years. John Yang talks to The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock, lead reporter on the story, about what the classified document trove revealed.

Aired: 12/09/19

Rating: NR

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