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Fifteen Years After 9/11, Afghanistan Finds Itself at a Major Crossroads

Fifteen years after the post-9/11 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, the country stands at a critical crossroads. While fragile gains have been made since the fall of the Taliban regime, the nation faces a daunting array of security, political, and economic risks, despite the fact that over a £100 billion has been spent by Washington alone in the country. The biggest challenge, exacerbating all other problems, is the country’s internal security situation with insurgency from Taliban militants having spread to 31 of 34 provinces.
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