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SEPTEMBER 11: 20 YEARS OF CHAOS - EPISODE 5: The 'forever' war

FRANCE24, 06 Sep 2021
The arrival of US troops in Afghanistan signalled the start of the hunt for al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden – the man who orchestrated the 9/11 terror attacks. When he was finally found and killed 10 years later in Pakistan, some said Washington’s key objective had been achieved. But the US would spend another decade on the ground in Afghanistan, before pulling its forces out this summer and allowing the Taliban to reclaim power. President Biden has said that ending America’s longest war was the right thing to do, but for others a sense of failure is palpable.

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