SocraticGadfly: Why we won't win Afghanistan

February 22, 2010

Why we won't win Afghanistan

Juan Cole makes it pretty damned clear.

Highlights? The Afghan National Army, after a decade of training, is still about a decade away from being a real force.

Tajiks/Northern Alliance warlords do NOT want reconciliation with Pashtuns/Taliban.

NATO nations will continue to pull out.

Read the whole thing. Lots of links.

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