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They say ‘those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.’ With American troops serving in Afghanistan, we explore that country’s 200-year history of struggling against occupation and get insight from a BBC reporter who traveled with the Taliban on and off for more than ten years.
- David Loyn Journalist and Foreign Correspondent, BBC; and author "In Afghanistan: Two Hundred Years of British, Russian, and American Occupation (Palgrave/Macmillan)
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