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The United States trumpets education as one of its shining successes of the war in Afghanistan, But is it?

Azmat Khan BuzzFeed News Reporter ZHARI DISTRICT, Afghanistan — Here in the birthplace of the Taliban, children would climb up on Joe DeNenno and hang off his Army-issued rucksack as if it were a jungle gym. “Ruckriders,” he called them. The 24-year-old first lieutenant didn’t just