BREAKING: Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad two-decade chapter in military history.

It’s likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of 13 service members, some barely older than the war.

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The last U.S. Air Force evacuation flight from Kabul airport Monday? marked the end of a frantic effort to get out Americans, Afghans and others desperate to escape the Taliban’s return to power 20 years after they were ousted in a U.S.-led invasion.


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More than 2,400 Americans lost their lives in the long war.

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