40 Years of War in Afghanistan: The Deserting Afghan Troops — The Collapse of the Afghan Government — The Return of the Taliban & The US Media Freakout

The Press versus Futile, Interminable, and Unwinnable Wars

A Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, following the retake of of the country by Taliban troops.

Photograph from EPA-EFE / Shutterstock

AP — The former Soviet Union marched into Afghanistan on Christmas Eve, 1979, claiming…