Is Afghanistan a lost cause for America? Observations from one of the last Americans outside

Subscriber + Exclusive Expert Perspective — More than two years after withdrawing from Afghanistan, the United States still has no clear path forward in the country. This seems to mean that 20 years of investments and sacrifices by the United States and its allies, and 20 years of gains for the Afghan people, have disappeared as if we were never there.

Today, Afghans continue to suffer under a brutal regime. Millions of Afghans have been forced to flee, women and girls have no access to education, the country is facing a humanitarian and economic crisis, and the potential for instability and terrorism is increasing. and raises legitimate concerns not only in the United States but throughout the region.

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