Sunday, February 23, 2014
U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan is in Doubt
Many observers are contemplating the Afghanistan that will be left behind in the post-2014 era. The observations are mixed - from downright pessimistic (the sky is falling) to very optimistic (we have established a democracy with security forces that have beaten the Taliban). Some think that the United States is is not going to fare well in the history books. Philip Ewing - a longtime observer of the military - shares his insight with us in "U.S. facing a no-win legacy in Afghanistan", Politico, February 18, 2014.