Photo Gallery: Goodbye to Afghanistan
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Photo Gallery: Goodbye to Afghanistan

Asian Exodus The Logistical Nightmare of Leaving Afghanistan

NATO forces are due to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but the withdrawal poses a massive logistical challenge. The US and its allies are dependent on air hubs in Russia and authoritarian Central Asian republics to transport its troops and equipment home -- and getting those countries to play along is not always easy.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan