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Western Intervention Has Resulted in Afghanistan Becoming the World’s First True Narco-State

  1. # 1NewsBot09 Jan 2018 09:01 pm

    Western Intervention Has Resulted in Afghanistan Becoming the World’s First True Narco-State

    After fighting the longest war in its history, the US stands at the brink of defeat in Afghanistan. How could this be possible? How could the world’s sole superpower have battled continuously for more than 16 years – deploying more than 100,000 troops at the conflict’s peak, sacrificing the lives of nearly 2,300 soldiers, spending more than $1tn (£740bn) on its military operations, lavishing a record $100bn more on “nation-building”, helping fund and train an army of 350,000 Afghan allies – and still not be able to pacify one of the world’s most impoverished nations?

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