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Afghanistan

Why the Taliban Won

In the end, it took astoundingly little time after U.S. forces left Afghanistan for the Taliban to bring down its government: ten days

How the Good War Went Bad

The United States has been fighting a war in Afghanistan for over 18 years. More than 2,300 U.S. military personnel have lost their lives there; more than 20,000 others have been wounded.

We All Lost Afghanistan

As Afghanistan tumbles into Taliban hands, the avalanche of recrimination and outright condemnation of the Biden administration’s withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan has become unrelenting.