British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
Afghanistan

Why Afghanistan is not the ‘Graveyard of Empires’

  • It’s an old epitaph that doesn’t reflect historical reality – or the real victims of foreign invasions over the centuries
  • Understanding this historical reality is critical to grasping why the US is unlikely to suffer serious long-term effects from its hasty withdrawal

Topic |   Afghanistan
British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
British soldiers disembark a RAF Voyager aircraft after landing at Brize Norton, Britain, following their return from Kabul. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
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