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Why Afghanistans government is losing the war with the Taliban

Why Afghanistans government is losing the war with the Taliban


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Afghan National Army Jalalabad Save the children attack

US losing in Afghanistan: Like Viet Cong, Taliban knows that waiting it out will

The U.S. Public Will No Longer Have A Key Data Point About Afghanistan War

U.S. troops at an Afghan National Army outpost in Logar province, Afghanistan, last August. (Omar Sobhani/Reuters)

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Taliban threaten 70% of Afghanistan, BBC finds

Afghan Peace Marchers Detained By Taliban, Supporters Say

It's time to end America's war in Afghanistan

For years, the U.S. military has been reporting how much territory the Afghan government controls as compared to how much the Taliban controls as a measure ...

173rd airborne heads to fight the Taliban out of FOB Bermel, Afghanistan.

America has lost the Afghan war

An Afghan anti-Taliban fighter pops up from his tank to spot a U.S. warplane


There is No Military Victory in Afghanistan

The secret story of how America lost the drug war with the Taliban

Over the next three years, as the U.S. military cut back its presence in Afghanistan to focus on the Iraq War, the Taliban roared back to life.

Why Afghanistan's Government Is Losing the War With the Taliban May 18, 2019

All militaries craft narratives to help them understand and explain their wars. At their best, these stories can help divine important lessons learned, ...

U.S. Has Lost the War in Afghanistan And Should Withdraw Troops, Russia and Taliban Say

As the war in Afghanistan nears its 17th anniversary, the Trump administration struggles to offer an exit plan. AP

After 18 Years of War, the Taliban Has the Upper Hand in Afghanistan Peace Talks

Cross me once

How We Lost the War We Won: Rolling Stone's 2008 Journey Into Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan

Afghanistan report: Government losing ground to Taliban

Pakistani Duplicity Caused the United States to Lose in Afghanistan

A look at how the US-led coalition lost Afghanistan's Marjah district to the Taliban - Middle East - Stripes

The BBC is given rare access to see life under the Taliban


Afghan Army Now Ready … to Lose to the Taliban

Afghan farmers harvest raw opium in a poppy field. (AP Photo / Allauddin Khan)

Afghanistan War

Herat area, members of the Taliban belonging to the Mullah Niazi group in the territory

17 years after 9/11, Afghanistan remains the war we can't win but can't afford to lose

Afghan security forces and investigators gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack outside a

The Taliban in Afghanistan

Soldiers in Afghan poppy field

Where in Afghanistan is the war? Map of Taliban control in Afghanistan in October 2015

U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province on July 7, 2018. (

The US has ruined Afghanistan. It can't just walk away now

Recent meetings between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the US special representative and the Taliban have

U.S. troops with Task Force Iron maneuver an M-777 howitzer, so it can be towed into position at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, in June.

Why the U.S. Democratic Project Failed in Afghanistan

An Afghan police officer mans an outpost in Farah Province, near the border with Iran

Why Are We Losing in Afghanistan?

The war in Afghanistan isn't a 'stalemate.' The U.S. has lost

The U.S. Needs to Rethink What Winning in Afghanistan Looks Like

US forces should leave Afghanistan, even if a deal with the Taliban fails

3 U.S. Soldiers Died in Afghanistan: Why This Fight Drags On3 U.S. Soldiers Died in Afghanistan: Why This Fight Drags On

An example of Taliban propaganda, showing a U.S. female soldier searching a female Afghan and presenting the situation as a male U.S. soldier defiling a ...

A close shot of Afghan military men lined up, 2016.

U.S. Losing War in Afghanistan as Militants Take More Land and Tens of Thousands of Security Forces Leave

Donald Trump and Afghan president Ashraf Ghani meet in New York in 2017.

Afghanistan war: 16 years, thousands dead and no clear end in sight - CNN

The government's Afghanistan watchdog releases sobering report on the progress of the war.

Why Afghanistan's government is losing the war with the Taliban - State departure

How Did Afghanistan Become a War Without End?

The Taliban is not winning in Afghanistan. But it's also not losing

US losing in Afghanistan: Like Viet Cong, Taliban knows that waiting it out will

A third of the population, or 9.2 million Afghans, live in contested districts, according to the SIGAR report.

The U.S. Lost a Key Ally in Southern Afghanistan. But Abdul Raziq Was No Hero.

How to end Afghanistan war as longest conflict moves towards fragile peace

Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan

A Jabberwocky Peace in Afghanistan

US soldiers from Grim Company of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment walk down the street near an Afghan police checkpoint, 2014. (Reuters / Lucas Jackson)

'Failure strategy': How NATO won the battle but lost Afghanistan

Losing a War

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Is Afghanistan a lost cause? Taliban control most territory since 2001

Afghanistan — the forgotten war turns 17

After 17 years of war, Afghan government and Taliban may meet for peace talks

Abdul Manan's death would be group's biggest loss since 2016; move comes as U.S. and Taliban are in delicate peace talks

Afghan security personnel detain a suspect as they guard the site of an attack near the

A retrospective on conflict in Afghanistan and the fight against the Taliban

Are the Taliban winning in Afghanistan?

Within the U.S. government, there is growing recognition that our expenditures in Afghanistan have been self-defeating.

Since the Taliban was removed from power following the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the armed group's control over parts of the country has ...

Afghnanistan: Map of Taliban Control in April 2014 - Political Geography Now

Afghanistan: It's Too Late

Why America Can't Win the War in Afghanistan

War in Afghanistan: 17 Years Later | NowThis World

Center for Strategic & International Studies

Taliban militants in Afghanistan. File photo

Pakistan's assessment says Afghanistan could descend into new 'civil war': Report

Afghan troops pull out of Helmand districts

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Cover of Losing Afghanistan by Noah Coburn