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After 16 Years, Afghanistan War Is 'At Best A Grinding Stalemate,' Journalist Says

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll warns that there is no end in sight to America's longest war: "Most of the generals ... say in public, 'There's no military solution to this war.'"

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After 16 Years, Afghanistan War Is 'At Best A Grinding Stalemate,' Journalist Says

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