War Casualties in Afghanistan Hit All-Time High as Country Stands on Brink of Collapse

US army soldiers walk as a NATO helicopter flies overhead at coalition force Forward Operating Base (FOB) Connelly in the Khogyani district in the eastern province of Nangarhar

As America’s $117 billion war in Afghanistan enters into its sixteenth year—the longest war in U.S. history—conflict casualties have hit an all-time high, calling into question the U.S. strategy in the war torn country, where Taliban terrorists still control a third of the nation and corruption runs rampant.