February 3, 2014

Top Ten Mistakes U.S. Made in Afghanistan

Stephen Walt, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

From Tora Bora to wartime fatigue, the U.S. legacy in Afghanistan was just one failed endeavor after another.

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February 1, 2014
Russia Will Feel U.S. Pullout in Afghanistan
Dilanyan & Sahakyan, TNI
As the final pullout of US forces from Afghanistan approaches, uncertainties and security risks will shape the future of the country and its neighborhood. Leaving behind a small contingent of American and coalition troops for... more ››
February 2, 2014
Our Wasted Effort in Afghanistan
Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune
The United States government and the Taliban don't agree on much, but they have found one point of convergence: Both think someone needs to get a hose and put out the flames engulfing Hamid Karzai's pants. The Afghan president... more ››
Thanks to its bewildering president, Afghanistan has seen relations with the United States plunge to new lows just two months before a presidential election. If Hamid Karzai cannot reach an agreement with America for some troops... more ››
February 3, 2014
The Dangers in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Chicago Tribune
President Barack Obama barely touched on the Afghanistan war in his State of the Union address last week. He didn't even mention Pakistan, where Taliban terrorists are on the attack again. We don't blame him. more ››
January 31, 2014
Obama Giving Up on Afghanistan?
Benny Avni, New York Post
With one word, “if,” President Obama this week raised the fear that America’s gains in Afghanistan will go down the drain, as they did in Iraq. True: Afghanistan is no Iraq. After all, as Obama’s told us... more ››