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Did the war in Afghanistan have to happen?

New York Times
By Alissa J. Rubin

In 2001, when the Taliban were weak and ready to surrender, the US passed on a deal. Nearly 20 years later, the Taliban hold all the cards.

Taliban fighters brandished Kalashnikovs and shook their fists