Witness the challenges that lie ahead for the Afghan National Army and local police across Afghanistan once the Drawdown is complete.
The US government has begun its gradual military drawdown in Afghanistan, bringing to an end
combat operations there nearly 13 years after al-Qaeda's strike against the US on 9/11. As the US prepares to
leave the security of Afghanistan to its own people, Al Jazeera English has
compiled exclusive video and photo essays from the years running up to its withdrawal.
What has the military coalition achieved in the past 13 years?
DRAWDOWN IN AFGHANISTAN:
The long goodbye
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John D McHugh - Conception, production
Mohammed Haddad - Development
Alia Chughtai - Design
Elizabeth Gorman - Production
Philippa Stewart - Production
Sam Bollier - Production
Eki Rrahmani - Video editing
Yassine Bouzaidi - Video editing
Abdul Rahman Sakr - Video editing
Da-Wei Wang- Video production
James Franklin - Production assistance
Yarno Ritzen - Production assistance
Sources: Brookings Institution, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, New York Times, Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Long War Journal, US Department of Defense, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, Institute for the Study of War, Project 2049 Institute
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