9/11 in Context pt 4: The War on Terror – A Post Mortem

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In this bouns episode: In our ongoing work to contextualize the events of 9/11, it is worthwhile to look at the and consider the subsequent “War on Terror” through the perspective of the last 20 years and as Winston Churchill once said “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”
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History.com
When the music stops: Afghan ‘happy place’ falls silent- ZEINA KARAMA
Wikipedia.org5 freed from Gitmo in exchange for Bergdahl join Taliban’s political office in Qatar – Kathy Gannon The AP / 2018
Joe Biden’s Iraq problem – Tara Golshan and Alex Ward
2012 Benghazi attacks – Britannica
The fall of Kabul: a 20-year mission collapses in a single day – Guardian
Planes, guns, night-vision goggles: The Taliban’s new U.S.-made war chest- Idrees Ali and Patricia Zengerle, Jonathan Landay
Hardliners get key posts in new Taliban government – BBC

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