AFGHANISTAN: HOW CAN WE GO FROM HERE?
6 February 2009. We have been asked to comment on the present situation in Afghanistan. We should grateful for comments and suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org
(This short note incorporates information from that country.
It is similar to our blog today on Alternet's Afghanistan item).
G W Bush's occupation of Iraq ended any likely possibility of US success in Afghanistan - he lost (as ex-British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook warned he would) the astonishing political and financial support of the world after '9/11' - and also the dynamic needed for early success. [In September 2002 we gave demoting Afghanistan were Iraq invaded our No 1 reason against].