October 3, 2019 | By Brian Hanson, Robert A. Pape

Deep Dish: How to End the 'Forever War' in Afghanistan

Soldiers in Afghanistan at sunset

Monday, October 7, marks 18 years since the launch of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since 2001, more than 2,400 US military personnel have died in Afghanistan, yet the Taliban and other insurgents continue to launch attacks, hold terrain, and decimate the US-backed Afghan security forces. Robert A. Pape, professor of political science and the director of the Chicago Project on Security and Threats at the University of Chicago, joins Deep Dish to discuss another way forward for America’s longest war.

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