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CBS Radio host Benji Cole interviews the author of the book “Afghan War 2021,” Stephen Sweigart. They delve into the author’s inspiration and message for writing such a thought-provoking book.
The author of the book, Stephen Sweigart, was retired and worked as a part-time after working forty years full-time. He wrote several poetry books and traveled to Europe. He lived in New Jersey near Philadelphia, in the same house since 1985, and was born near there. He has a total of 11 books.
“Afghan War 2021” is a book that follows the Afghanistan war that started on September 11, 2001. The Taliban government refused to hand over “Osama bin Laden,” whom the United States deemed responsible for the 9/11 attacks. The war is traced from then until the end of 2021.
George W. Bush was president; he was instrumental in this decision. There were some 176,000 casualties in the 20-year war. 46,000 civilians, 2,420 US, and 3,576 coalitions. Cost $8 trillion. On October 7, 2021, the war officially ended. In 2001, there were 45,000 Taliban; in 2021, there will be 90,000 and 50,000 support elements. The poem also has current events for 2021 and the author’s life.
Listen to the full interview below:
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