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  • The War in Afghanistan has Ended, But Not the War on Terror

    David Webber War on Terror, Middle East The Biden administration judged it was time to end the American military presence in Afghanistan, but its broader strategy against terrorism will include familiar strategies and goals. President Joe Biden ended the United States’ longest war when American troops withdrew from Afghanistan in August. In so doing, Biden followed through on an agreement made by former President Donald Trump with the Taliban to remove U.S. forces from the country. He also...

    The National Interest
  • America’s War in Afghanistan Is Over. But in the Horn of Africa, its War On Terror Rages On

    In a remote corner of eastern Africa, behind tiers of razor wire and concrete blast walls, it’s possible to get a glimpse of America’s unending war on terrorism. Camp Lemonnier, a 550-acre military base, houses U.S. special-operations teams tasked with fighting the world’s most powerful al-Qaeda affiliates. Unfolding over miles of sun-scorched desert and volcanic

  • Afghanistan War Ends In New Haven

    Twenty years to the day after the United States first bombed the Taliban, New Haveners officially put an end to one home front of the Afghanistan War — by laying a final stone commemorating last month’s military and civilian deaths from “forever wars” in the Middle East.

    New Haven Independent
  • How Afghanistan Became the First 'Feminist' War

    Because of the war on terror, argues Rafia Zakaria, American feminism has been recast from a "movement that existed in opposition to the state, as a critique of its institutions and mores
  • The Unexpected, Predictable End of the War in Afghanistan

    Sometimes winning looks and feels like losing. This summer's bloody, tumultuous withdrawal from Afghanistan was a predictable disaster. It was also an incredible, surprising anti-war victory. My own thoroughly jaded worldview dictated that after two decades and $2 trillion, the only two realistic options were to stay in Afghanistan forever or depart in a blaze of chaos. As it happened, we got the latter. But I would have bet a great deal on the former. The strategic and logistical failures of...
  • A Top Journalist's Oral History Of The War In Afghanistan

    Lynne O'Donnell, former bureau chief in Kabul for the Associated Press and AFP, joins Emily Jashinsky to give an oral history of the war in Afghanistan.

    The Federalist
  • How not to rebuild a war-torn nation like Afghanistan

    However well intentioned U.S. aid was, it had the ironic effect of contributing to instability in Afghanistan's institutions and fueling corruption.

    NBC News