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May 14, 2021

Many served, some died: Nebraskans look back on the Afghanistan War

Featuring Christopher D. Kolenda

Source: Omaha World-Herald

Journalist Steve Liewer

The long-awaited, long-delayed final pullout of U.S. and NATO forces after 20 years of war in Afghanistan has finally begun.

President Joe Biden set a deadline of Sept. 11 for the full withdrawal of American troops and equipment from the country — 20 years after the 9/11 terror attacks planned by al-Qaida Islamist terrorists from the safe haven provided them by Afghanistan’s fundamentalist Taliban government.

“After 20 years of valor and sacrifice,” Biden said in his April 28 address to Congress, “it’s time to bring those troops home.”

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  • Christopher D. Kolenda

    Adjunct Senior Fellow

    Christopher D. Kolenda, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, is the Founder of the Strategic Leaders Academy and helps solo practitioners and small...