Will the Taliban Rule Afghanistan?

Signs point to yes.

GHŌR, Afghanistan (May 28, 2012) — A member of the Afghanistan National Security Force loads a weapons cache onto the back of a pick-up truck. The weapons were turned in by former Taliban fighters in order to join the Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Program. (Department of Defense photograph by Lt. j. g. Joe Painter/RELEASED)

It isn’t exactly a secret that the U.S. is fatigued by “forever wars”. On the subjects of Iraq, and most especially Afghanistan, support for what started out as the “War on Terror” has dwindled with the years.

Presidents Obama, Trump, and Biden all campaigned on ending the wars and bringing U.S. troops home. It is one of the few issues about which almost all…




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