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Billions Spent on Afghan Army Ultimately Benefited Taliban

By ROBERT BURNS , AP NEWSWASHINGTON (AP) — Built and trained at a two-decade cost of $83 billion, Afghan security forces collapsed so quickly and completely — in some cases without a shot fired — that the ultimate beneficiary of the…
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The US has lost its bargaining power with Iran, and its allies have lost faith in its ability to influence the Middle East.

By Tallha Abdulrazaq , TRT WORLD When former US President Donald Trump scrapped the Iran nuclear deal and applied a “maximum pressure” campaign of sanctions, he was widely derided and criticised. The reality, however, is that Trump was…