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The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Reflecting on the War
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The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Reflecting on the War
Jul 21, 2021
Crossing Party Lines

America has been fighting in Afghanistan for 20 years. That makes it the longest war in American history.  But now, the few thousand troops remaining are leaving. Is it time to leave? What has the war cost everyone? What, if anything, has been achieved? And what is America leaving behind?