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The forgotten people fighting the forever war | The Atlantic
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The forgotten people fighting the forever war | The Atlantic

Militaries are dedicated to protecting and keeping a nation safe, but sometimes, they are dispatched in missions they are never prepared for. In 2015 alone, the U.S. Special Forces were sent on a secret mission of helping Afghan commandos recapture Kunduz, a major city in northern Afghanistan who fell to the Taliban, a political movement and military organization against the government of Afghanistan. For 21 years, the Afghan War has dramatically relied on Special Forces units, leaving soldiers with back-to-back combat tours.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2021/01/america-forever-war-afghanistan/617776/

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