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As Afghanistan War Hits 17-Year Mark, Conflict Continues

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An Afghan official says a Taliban assault in the northern Jawzjan province killed 12 members of the security forces and wounded another 10 on Monday. This is just the latest in a surge of Taliban attacks as the war in Afghanistan hits its 17-year mark. President George W. Bush launched the U.S. invasion on October 7, 2001, less than a month after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Shoaib Sharifi (@shoaibsharifi1), Kabul bureau chief for BBC Persia.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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