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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Conflict looms as US troops withdraw from Afghanistan” – below is their description.
The United States military has pulled out of Afghanistan’s Bagram airbase, the epicentre of its war to topple the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaeda after the 9-11 attacks.
But as one era of brutal conflict ends in Afghanistan, another one is looming.
Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Afghanistan
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.