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U.S. Troops Depart a Dramatically Changed Afghanistan After 2 Weeks of Chaos and 20 Years of War

posted on August 1, 2021

Pamela Constable and Dan Lamothe of The Washington Post chronicle the history of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan after the last troops leave the country. Much of what the U.S. was able to build in the country, both physically and culturally, has already crumbled. “Taliban leaders have barred most women from work and school,” they write, adding, “Afghans are waiting anxiously for whatever lies ahead, wondering what Taliban-dominated rule will mean for their freedoms, their livelihoods and their relations with the outside world.”

Read at The Washington Post