Lauren Boebert’s outburst during president’s somber moment on Afghanistan jolts State of the Union
“I couldn't stay silent,” Boebert tweeted after the speech. “Our heroic servicemen and women deserve so much better.”
Afghanistan war vet in Colorado helps Afghan refugees resettle in US
Tens of thousands of Afghans have been flown to the U.S. since the war wound down, and most are still living in temporary housing at military bases across the country
A Colorado-bound Afghan family was caught in the Kabul airport bombing. Some survivors still haven’t made it to America.
Ella Nabiyar, who lives in Broomfield, had 18 family members at the Kabul airport the day of the blast. Her brother and two cousins were killed.
Littwin: The war in Afghanistan wasn’t lost in the chaos at the airport. It was lost the day we decided to invade Iraq.
That’s when the mission changed and we decided to remake the world in our image. We also failed to learn lessons from previous wars
Littwin: Why have the world’s greatest military if we don’t use it to evacuate all Americans and Afghan allies?
Rep. Jason Crow wants America out of Afghanistan, but not while leaving behind those who helped us fight the forever war
Littwin: Joe Biden made the right call in leaving Afghanistan. If only he’d known how to pull it off.
In his speech, Biden gave a forceful explanation for why it was long past time to end the war in Afghanistan. But he offered no real explanation for how the ending turned into chaos.
“A lot of complex feelings”: How 3 Colorado veterans who served in Afghanistan feel about the country’s collapse
Forty Coloradans died in the war in Afghanistan. Fort Carson in Colorado Springs lost nearly 100 soldiers to the conflict.
Democratic Colorado congressman on Afghanistan: “We didn’t need to be in this position”
Jason Crow, an Army veteran who fought in Afghanistan, says the U.S. must work hard to evacuate as many Afghans who helped American troops as possible
Opinion: A Colorado veteran on why the true cost of war is not worth paying in Afghanistan anymore
America should be at war only when it serves a vital national interest and when there are clear military goals. Nation building in Afghanistan doesn’t fit either of those criteria.