Who won the War in Afghanistan? The Taliban and defense contractors

After tens of thousands of lives lost and trillions of dollars wasted, the US departure from Afghanistan has left the Taliban in total control. How can we begin to measure the human and financial cost of the longest war in US history? And will the US ever atone for the death and destruction it helped wreak through decades of intervention?

Jaisal Noor

Jaisal is currently the Democracy Initiative Manager at the Solutions Journalism Network and is a former TRNN host, producer, and reporter. He mainly grew up in the Baltimore area and studied modern history at the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining TRNN, he contributed print, radio, and TV reports to Free Speech Radio News, Democracy Now! and The Indypendent. Jaisal's mother has taught in the Baltimore City Public School system for the past 25 years. Follow him on Twitter @jaisalnoor.