Explores key questions about U.S.-led military involvement in Afghanistan. Have the operations benefited or hurt the region? Should they continue? Is it possible for Afghans to have a democratic government, with free and fair elections, that would prevent warlords and religious leaders from dominating the country? And how — with the Taliban, terror cells, the drug trade, and a fledgling government and military — can Afghanistan be stabilized for the long term?
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Real Political and Economic Progress Has
The Lack of Progress in Afghanistan
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