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After US retreat, an Arab NATO would serve the region

It is 17 years since air strikes against Taliban and al-Qaeda targets in Afghanistan delivered the first hammer blow of US vengeance for the attacks of September 11, 2001. The wrath of the world’s most powerful nation, terrible to behold, would have tragic repercussions across the Middle East that continue to echo to this day. […]