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Analysis: How Afghan War Showed Limits of US Military Power

By : Robert Burns , AP WASHINGTON (AP) — It took only two months for U.S. invaders to topple the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, a seemingly tidy success against a government that had given refuge to 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden. Twenty…
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What Taliban Advances Could Mean for the Future of Afghanistan – “The Takeout”

By : Jacob Rosen , CBS NEWS With U.S. ground forces in Afghanistan set to leave the country by the end of August and Taliban fighters quickly gaining a foothold in the country, CBS News senior foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata says confrontation…
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Afghanistan isn’t the only war that should be coming to an end

by : Michael Schaus , The NEVADA INDEPENDENT It looks like, after 20 years, America is finally calling it quits in Afghanistan.Even many of those who were early champions of the war have developed plenty of reasons for finally wanting out…
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The US war in Afghanistan is over, but who won?

by : AMOTZ ASA-EL , THE JERUSALEM POST MIDDLE ISRAEL: The future will begin the morning after America’s departure, and the Taliban, like the guerrillas of Cuba, Lebanon and Vietnam, will fail its test.Conventional armies lose if they…
Biden’s lose-lose game in Afghanistan
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Biden’s lose-lose game in Afghanistan

By Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post President Biden hosted his Afghan counterpart, President Ashraf Ghani, at the White House at the end of last week. The visit came on the heels of Biden’s April announcement of the drawdown of U.S. forces…
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As U.S. Leaves Bagram Air Base, Russia, Iran and China Weigh Options in Afghanistan

by : NEWSWEEK , Tom O'Connor Russia, Iran and China are weighing their options for Afghanistan's uncertain future as U.S. forces reportedly withdrew from its largest airfield as part of a total military exit from the war-torn country.Major…
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America Shall Be Judged By How We Leave Afghanistan — By Allies, Foes, and History

by : Angus King , NavyTimes In less than three months, the United States will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan, ending our engagement in the longest war our nation has ever fought. Over the course of nearly 20 years, war…
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America will be safer after troops leave Afghanistan

By Ronald Prillwitz , THE HILL The notion that the United States lost the war in Afghanistan is a widely accepted assertion that continues to be repeated by some in the media, U.S. politicians, and even the U.S military. The reality is that…
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Can China Replace US Troops In Afghanistan As Beijing Hints At ‘Deeper Involvement’ In The War-Torn Region

BY: The Eurasian Times China has blasted the US for its decision to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan, following a rise in violent attacks in the war-torn country. This raises the question of whether China would step up its involvement…
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From Myanmar to Afghanistan: are we seeing the end of western interventions?

by : Sholto Byrnes , The Nation A coup is launched against a democracy barely 10 years old. The brutal military junta that takes over murders hundreds of its citizens. It even stoops to shooting children; a baby loses an eye as a result.…