Posts tagged ‘peace talks’

June 19, 2013

US Seeks to Save Face

by duncanr

taliban2After more than a decade waging war against the Taliban in Afghanistan – a war that has killed and injured thousands of US and Allied troops, Taliban fighters, and Afghan civilians – the Taliban have not been defeated

With the US committed to pulling her troops out of Afghanistan next year, leaving the Taliban in a position to rout the fledgling Afghan army and supplant Hamid Karzai as the major political force in the country, some folk might wonder what the US gained from this war?

Some might even draw . . .

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