An American Exercise In Washing Our Hands of Afghanistan

Most Americans can now go back to their default positions on Afghanistan that preceded the Taliban taking the country: Indifference.

A female U.S. Marine, left, who is assigned to the female engagement team teaches an Afghan child to wash his hands during a hygiene class for the children at a village medical outreach in Boldak, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2010. Photo by Lance Cpl. Marionne T. Mangrum, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

With the last American troops, but not all Americans, out of Afghanistan most Americans can now go back to their default positions on Afghanistan…

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Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media

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Andrew Donaldson

Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media