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Afghanistan’s 20 Years of War

“When you leave your house, you don’t know if you’ll come back home alive. That’s the legacy of this war.”

After 20 years of war, US troops have officially left Afghanistan and the Taliban has retaken power. Many are wondering, what’s next?.

“The truth is, nobody knows,” says Ali Latifi, Al Jazeera’s Afghanistan online correspondent.

In the days leading up to foreign troops pulling out of Afghanistan, Ali takes us through the legacy of the US-led invasion and what Afghans have really been experiencing.