War May Be Ending, but Fight Isn’t Over for Soldiers in Remote Afghanistan

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Until they leave, Colonel [Shawn] Daniel warned them sternly, they have a difficult job to do.

“Afghanistan will have the best chance possible to stand on its own feet,” he said. “Until then we have to look after ourselves.”

America is preparing to end its longest war. It is already getting ready to draw down its troops so that in two and a half years nearly all will be gone from this country. Back home, the attention of most Americans has long since shifted elsewhere.

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