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Wars that Never End

As far as history’s longest lasting wars, the U.S. war in Afghanistan was over in a heartbeat compared with the Iberian Religious War, fought for 781 years, from 711 to 1492.

The Iberian Religious War was the longest continual war in history, fought between the Catholic Spanish Empire and the Moors living in what is today Morocco and Algeria. The conflict, known as the “Reconquista,” was…