August 1, 2014

Strange Last Days of America's Longest War

Nick Willard, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

The signs of a dying war are everywhere in Afghanistan. An officer serving there reports on the layoffs and yard sales that mark the strange last days of America’s longest war.

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TAGGED: Afghanistan


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