Opinion: US failure in Afghanistan: What lessons for Africa?
28 August 2021 | 6:13 am
The ineffectiveness of military interventions has been underscored by the US failure in Afghanistan. This should lead to a rethink in Africa, writes Mimi Mefo Takambou.
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