Afghan war goes on and on


This 3 May 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

Update On The Never Ending War That Nobody Talks About

Trump’s ramped-up military efforts in Afghanistan have failed to rein in the Taliban, according to a new report, which shows the insurgents’ grip on the country growing ever stronger.

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) report, released Tuesday, makes for gloomy reading as the conflict approaches its 17th year, undercutting the U.S. military’s more optimistic spin in recent months. Specifically, the report shows the Taliban and other militant groups now control or influence 59 of Afghanistan‘s 407 districts, or 14.5 percent, the highest level since SIGAR began receiving district-level breakdown data in late 2015.

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11 thoughts on “Afghan war goes on and on

  1. You just wonder how many more countries the US and allies are going to reduce to basket cases by their self-interested meddling and manipulation. Regime-change objectives imposed by external forces just goes on replicating the chaos and misery.

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  2. The war is now going on for more then forty years. First there were the Russian invading the country in 1979. They left in 1989. Then the civel war started raging on till 2001. Then the USA invaded after the Taliban let El Quida use their land for trainingscamp for their terrorist activities. Remeber 9/11? This is why Americans went to war and invaded Afganistan. Now 17 years later the war is still going on. Poor Afgan people. Most of them never knew a single day of peace.

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