Why Afghanistan is not the ‘Graveyard of Empires’

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Why Afghanistan is not the ‘Graveyard of Empires’

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Kevin Baker on politico.com on August 28, 2021.It was inevitable. With the hurried end of the US involvement in Afghanistan, the old epitaph has been revived already in dozens of newspaper headlines, editorial cartoons and think pieces. It seems to spring from the lips of every other television commentator.“Afghanistan,” we are told, as if this explains everything, “is the graveyard of empires.”From…

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