With Taliban about to regain control in Afghanistan, we should ask: was it worth it?

Yesterday morning, The New York Times reported the Taliban is on the cusp of total victory in Afghanistan.

The Times being the Times, of course, it didn't put it quite that way.

"The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink," said the American national newspaper of record in its eccentrically anachronistic headline style.


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