What Donald Rumsfeld Left Behind

What Donald Rumsfeld Left Behind
What Donald Rumsfeld Left Behind

What Donald Rumsfeld Left Behind

The former Secretary of Defense was a chief architect of the conflict that came to be known as America’s ‘forever war.’ After his death this week at age 88, that conflict has now officially outlived him.

NPR’s Steve Inskeep reports on one group of people still living with the consequences: thousands of Afghans who worked with the U.S. military over the past 20 years. More from that story, which aired on Morning Edition, is here.

Additional reporting in this episode from NPR’s Greg Myre.

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