Published On: Sun, Jun 4th, 2017

Is the war in Afghanistan “unwinnable”?

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This week’s carnage in Kabul underscored the fact that after 16 years of blood and treasure, the Taliban controls more territory now than it did before the arrival of NATO troops in the aftermath of 9/11. As the U.S. considers sending 5,000 more soldiers, Paul Rogers, professor of peace studies at Bradford University, explains what went wrong, why Afghanistan matters to the security of the world, and draws a map for the road ahead.

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