Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — October 23, 2020

Haroon Azar, RCD: After Almost Two Decades of America’s Longest War: How Can Peace Finally Come to Afghanistan? 

October marks the nineteenth anniversary of Operation Enduring Freedom, the United States’ military intervention in Afghanistan. The war accomplished its key goals effectively, at least initially. The Taliban were quickly removed from power, and al Qaeda was decimated. But the American led coalition was unable to prevent the Taliban from regrouping, and the subsequent nearly two decades have seen casualties mount for America, our NATO allies, and especially Afghan government forces and the country’s civilian population. Just last week, a car bomb targeting a government building in Nangarhar province killed 15 and injured more than 40. 
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 Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — October 23, 2020 
Turkey’s withdrawal in Idlib may be omen of war — Fehim Tastekin, Al-Monitor 
Evo Morales Is Back, Except He Isn’t — Terry Glavin, National Post 
Bolivia’s MAS Socialists Are Back. What’s Next? — Brendan O’Boyle, Amer. Quarterly 
There’s Not a Russian Under Every Bed — Rich Lowry, Politico 

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