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US Expands Kabul Security Zone, Digging In for Next Decade

Bill Roggio
16th September 2017 - Quoted by Rod Norland - The New York Times

Soon, American Embassy employees in Kabul will no longer need to take a Chinook helicopter ride to cross the street to a military base less than 100 yards outside the present Green Zone security district.

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“I would guess the U.S. has to plan on being inside Afghanistan for a decade or more in order for there to be any type of resolution,” said Bill Roggio, editor of Long War Journal. “It’s definitely past his first term in office, no two ways about it.”

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afghanistan, green-zone