Regions / Afghanistan
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The U.S. flooded Afghanistan with military and aid funds, while expediently skipping any process of oversight, and so turned Operation Enduring Freedom into Operation Enduring Corruption.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
Afghan's convoluted and expensive voter registration system completely misses the actual sources of election fraud.
Afghans who have sacrificed their homes and futures to the U.S. occupation deserve the chance to make a new life abroad.
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
Three scenarios for how the U.S. might manage its involvement in Afghanistan between now and 2014.
Gen. Petraeus allowed unprecedented access to conservative Washington think tankers.
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
Nothing is sadder than dying at the hands of those you're sworn to protect.