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General Nicholson's Afghan Legacy


General Nicholson's Afghan Legacy
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The longest-serving NATO commander in Afghanistan is stepping down. Before his confirmation in 2016, U.S. General John Nicholson told Congress the U.S. campaign in Afghanistan has "largely defined" his service. Nicholson has served about six years in the war-torn country since September 11, 2001, and, as VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, experts say only time will tell if his legacy set the Afghan government up for success or simply maintained a stalemate with the Taliban.

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