afghanistan

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The U.S. has left Afghanistan. What was it all for? | Opinion

BY: - September 12, 2021

By Barbara Jordan I can still taste the sand, feel the heat on my skin. We were told to smell our water before we drank it, just in case something had been added to it. I remember the faces, including my own, when one of our brothers or sisters in arms lost their lives. I […]

The U.S. leaves Afghanistan, ending an ‘unwinnable’ war, Pa. lawmaker says

BY: and - August 31, 2021

The U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday afternoon, ending a 20-year occupation.

With Afghans set to arrive, Wolf says Pa. is ready to be a ‘welcoming home’ for refugees

BY: - August 27, 2021

A statement from the Governor’s Office confirmed that the Wolf administration has been coordinating with federal agencies to coordinate resettlement efforts. 

COMMENTARY

Johnson had Vietnam. Bush had Iraq. Biden has Afghanistan | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - August 25, 2021

The Afghanistan fiasco coincides with other events that signal the return of polarized politics-as-usual

COMMENTARY

It was always going to end this way in Afghanistan | Dick Polman

BY: - August 23, 2021

The harbingers of failure had long been obvious, but most Americans, benumbed by the war, had long ago stopped paying attention.

Pa. has long been a home for refugees. Will Afghans be the next to find shelter here?

BY: - August 17, 2021

Advocates and lawmakers said this week that Pennsylvania could — and should — continue that tradition as a safe haven for Afghans.