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The Impenetrable Darkness of War

Afghanistan and Folly

The problem I have in understanding the war in Afghanistan is that I cannot trust the government that has been prosecuting the war for more than 20 years and the reason for the mistrust is that the story and official statements keep changing.

The U.S. is evacuating the last combat troops from Afghanistan, ending U.S. involvement in a war that has killed 2,448 American service…