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The lessons of Afghanistan

Recent events in Afghanistan run deeper than the day-to-day humanitarian disaster unfolding now. The militarization of strategy at the expense of diplomacy and negotiation are partly to blame for this outcome.

Afghan refugees boarding a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport plane