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America Lost Afghanistan: Is Iraq Next?

by : Jennifer Cafarella Caroline Rose , THE NATION INTEREST Retreat in Iraq is fueling instability, not mitigating it. The United States must reorient on a long-term mission to stabilize Iraq based on its needs rather than continue a misguided…
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Admit It: The United States Has Already Lost in Syria

by : THE NATION INTEREST , Ali Demirdas From Vietnam to Afghanistan to Iraq, Washington has repeatedly proven that nation-building is not where its strength lies. Perhaps nothing better epitomizes the abysmal failure of Washington’s…
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US military strategy in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria; Arrangements and Differentiations

By Amir Hamed Azad, Middle East Expert Arrangements in Iraq and SyriaDuring the Trump presidency after the peace agreement with the Taliban on February 29, 2020, the United States pledged to withdraw all coalition forces, including non-diplomatic…
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How Pakistan Sees Afghanistan

By Moeed Yusuf , FOREIGN AFFAIRS Peace Is Possible Only If the World Engages With the Taliban President Joe Biden was right to end the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan. The regime in Kabul was clearly unable to sustain itself, and…
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After Afghanistan, what kind of wars does Pentagon want to fight?

by : Anna Mulrine Grobe , CSMONITOR As the last of the U.S. forces withdrew from Afghanistan and closed the books on the longest war in American history, the general consensus seemed to be that politicians won’t be asking the Pentagon…
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For Sale Now: U.S.-Supplied Weapons in Afghan Gun Shops

By Ruhullah Khapalwak and David Zucchino In the chaos of the American military withdrawal and the Taliban takeover this summer, thousands of American-made weapons and tons of military equipment were seized by the militants as government…
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U.S. Spent Billions on Afghanistan and Failed to Build a Sustainable Economy

by : Sune Engel Rasmussen and Josh Mitchell , The WALL STREET JOURNAL KABUL—The U.S. spent $145 billion over two decades in Afghanistan to turn one of the poorest nations on earth into a self-sustaining economy—the boldest effort this…
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How Bidenism Poses a Threat to Iraq and Beyond

by : Raghida Dergham , The National News In his speech earlier in the week, US President Joe Biden essentially declared that under his watch America will only be reactive to provocations and won’t take the initiative to lead. Mr Biden’s…
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U.S. Troops Are Still Deploying to Iraq, Even as Afghan War Ends

by : Dave Philipps , The New York Times FORT CARSON, Colo. — A taut line of soldiers crossed the sprawling Army post’s parade ground in the afternoon, hoisting flags draped with a rainbow of streamers from past deployments: Afghanistan,…
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Nation-building in Afghanistan, Iraq was never going to work

By : Daniel Pipes , Washington Times As usual, after World War I, victors plundered losers, especially the German one. The victors demanded the payment of huge reparations; under one plan, German charges would have continued until 1988.…