Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks with Marines with Task Force Southwest at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, June 20, 2017. Picture taken June 20, 2017. Courtesy Justin T. Updegraff/U.S. Marine Corps/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. Will The U.S. Ever Win The War In Afghanistan? Akbar Shahid Ahmed The American consciousness simply has no conception, not even a Trumpian illusion, of what “winning” looks like.