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The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan was unavoidable

Benjamin Joffe August 29, 2021
Since the outset of the conflict, the United States has spent $113 billion dollars training and equipping the Afghan National Army in preparation for them to westernize and democratize Afghanistan once U.S presence ends.  
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“The Breadwinner” film brings a powerful story to the Wang Center

Lajiere Blake October 21, 2019
The art of storytelling and animation is captured beautifully in “The Breadwinner.” Based on the novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis, the film does a great job of hooking viewers in from the very start.
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Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Mike Adams February 25, 2018
Rohde was smuggled under a sheet in the car on a three-day journey to a Taliban base in Pakistan.
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