The disastrous withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan has called into question the strategies and objectives of our leaders over the past 20 years. What were the goals for our military in Afghanistan? What were our actual objectives that necessitated the loss of thousands of U.S. lives and tens of thousands of Afghanistan lives?
The history of Afghanistan is complex – and enlightening at the same time. And in the center of that history is a path that made Afghanistan one of the most important regions in the world: the silk road.
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