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The Long War in Afghanistan Part 2

6: Why did the war last for over 20 years? The United States and NATO responded to the Taliban’s military escalation by increasing the number of international troops from 2009, and by escalating air and ground attacks against the Taliban’s forces. They also placed greater emphasis on building and training an Afghan army. The Taliban,… Read More »

The Long War in Afghanistan Part 1

Afghans have been living with invasion and war since 1979. After 20 years, the United States and NATO withdraw their forces and the Taliban regain control. How could that happen? Why did the United States and NATO invade Afghanistan? What happened to the Taliban after the invasion? Why did the United States and NATO decide… Read More »