28 Apr '14, 2am

How to build a memorial for a ‘never-ending war’?

How to build a memorial for a ‘never-ending war’?

Related With little fanfare, Afghanistan War drags into 13th year Monday marks 12 years since the U.S. invaded Afghanistan, and for a conflict that’s been seemingly forgotten by most Americans who’ve grown weary of war, it seems fitting that the anniversary should be overshadowed by a domestic story: the federal government shutdown. YEAR IN REVIEW Downrange, a year spent dismantling, packing and training In February, when President Barack Obama stood before Congress to deliver his annual State of the Union address, America’s long war in Afghanistan was almost a footnote to the domestic challenges on which he focused. YEAR IN REVIEW The year it became 'Afghan versus Afghan' In June, Afghan forces took the lead in ensuring security throughout Afghanistan from international forces, who moved into an advisory role as they continued to withdraw. WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans of th...

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