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# how-did-we-get-here - Monday 16 August, 2021

Timeline: 20 years after invading Afghanistan, the US faces its 'not Saigon' moment
# How Did We Get Here
# How Did We Get Here

Timeline: 20 years after invading Afghanistan, the US faces its 'not Saigon' moment

Updated Aug 16th 2021, 5:02 PM 31,561 Views 39 Comments
  • Almost 20 years since the US entered Afghanistan, the troop pull-out has seen the Taliban return swiftly across the country.
  • President Joe Biden's urging of Afghans to "fight for themselves" has proven a fruitless plea.
  • How did we get here that, despite trillions of dollars, the situation appears back to square one?