A U.S. soldier prepares to head out on a mission at Forward Operating Base Kuschamond in Afghanistan early on September 11, 2011.
The United States has reached another grim milestone in its war in Afghanistan. On Oct. 7, U.S. forces marked their 16th year of involvement in the conflict that began as retaliation against al Qaeda, which had plotted the 9/11 attacks under the sanctuary of Afghanistan's erstwhile Taliban government. This year's...
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