After America leaves Afghanistan

The U.S. military mission in Afghanistan will soon come to an end. What's next for the region?

Bagram Air Base.
(Image credit: Illustrated | REUTERS, iStock)

President Biden announced that nearly 20 years after the war in Afghanistan started, the U.S. military mission in the country will conclude on Aug. 31. Here's everything you need to know.

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