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Civilians Are Losing the War in Afghanistan

Expand People flee after an ambulance rigged with explosives detonated in central Kabul, killing 103, January 27, 2018. © 2018 Andrew Quilty Who’s winning in Afghanistan? That’s not the right question. The important one is who’s losing. The answer: Ordinary people trying to get to work, kids in school, worshippers in their neighborhood mosque. Thousands of Afghan civilians are losing their lives, their loved ones, or suffering devastating injuries in bombings, gunbattles, and other violence. Since January, the United Nations documented the highest number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan since…

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