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What will happen when we leave Afghanistan?

A Time magazine cover photo of a young Afghan woman who had her nose and ears cut off by her husband has ignited debate about what might happen when the United States leaves Afghanistan. Some critics note that the violence happened while our troops were in Afghanistan, and they complain that the photo is being used as "emotional blackmail" to try to guilt America into not withdrawing troops. But the head of an organization that runs women's shelters in Afghanistan told the New York Times, "People need to see this and know what the cost will be to abandon this country."

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