The Afghanistan Papers: Lies, Deception, and Failures

The lies told by US officials to cover the failures in the ‘Graveyard of Empires’.

Tarik
The Faculty
Published in
8 min readJul 6, 2020

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An Afghan girl stands in the ruins Darul Aman Palace October 21, 2010. Credits: https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/an-afghan-girl-stands-in-the-ruins-darul-aman-palace-news-photo/105873251?adppopup=true

The War in Afghanistan has lasted for almost 20 years, caused the loss of life for over a hundred thousand people, and saw in 2018 according to Human Rights Watch the deaths of 10,000 people, out of a one-third of which were children…

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