Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow 4-fold under Obama

Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow 4-fold under Obama

Tuesday this week commemorates 13 years since the start of the Afghan War “America’s longest running campaign of its kind” yet an end to the operation is hardly on the horizon.

Under the terms of the Bilateral Security Agreement, the pact signed last week by representatives for both the United States and Afghanistan, the US will significantly reduce the number of soldiers involved in its post-9/11 Operation Enduring Freedom at the end of this year.

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