Memories of the Forever War: Hell Broke Luce

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And the damage to Afghanistan for decades if not centuries, a country so often used as a punching bag for imperialists it has its own WP page.

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The Graveyard of Empires…

Add the USA to the list.

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This is probably like that time Obama closed Gitmo.

We will still have troops there for years.

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Instead of declared troops in Afghanistan, the United States will most likely rely on a shadowy combination of clandestine Special Operations forces, Pentagon contractors and covert intelligence operatives to find and attack the most dangerous Qaeda or Islamic State threats, current and former American officials said.

Source: Biden to Withdraw Combat Troops From Afghanistan by Sept. 11 - The New York Times

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Yep. With something close to 1000 military installations around the globe, it’s tough to believe the U.S. empire would ever actually “leave” anyplace where it’s gained a foothold.

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