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America abandoned this fight before the Afghans did

The West’s war in Afghanistan was always doomed

21 August 2021

9:00 AM

21 August 2021

9:00 AM

The bravest woman I ever met was a schoolteacher in Afghanistan. She was a tiny figure in a black abaya and headscarf, but during the dark days of Taliban rule she had turned her home into a secret classroom for women and girls. Every lesson there was a victory against the odds.

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