Afghanistan: The Graveyard of Empires

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The United States is withdrawing from Afghanistan. The Graveyard of Empires has broken another invader. The Taliban have been patiently rebuilding their strength since being ousted from the country, and after twenty years they took back control of Kabul early this week. Yet the United States is only the latest in a line of foreign invaders ultimately unable to impose their will on the country.

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Charles Beuck

Charles Beuck

Charles writes on art, history, politics, travel, fantasy, science fiction, poetry. BA in Psychology, MA, PhD in Political Science.

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