‘No one really cares’: US deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 in ‘forgotten’ war

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After 11 years, 2000 American deaths, and over 50,000 Afghans dead, the longest war in U.S. history still rages on. This article begs the question… Does anyone really care?

KABUL, Afghanistan – It was once President Barack Obama's "war of necessity." Now, it's America's forgotten war.

The Afghan conflict generates barely a whisper on the U.S. presidential campaign trail. It's not a hot topic at the office water cooler or in the halls of Congress — even though more than 80,000 American troops are still fighting here and dying at a rate of one a day.

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