Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Losing the Afghan War?

"There is an awful feeling that everything is lurching downward," the Western diplomat told the Washington Post.

"Nearly five years on, there is no rule of law. ... The Afghans know it is all a charade, and they see us as not only complicit, but actively involved. You cannot fight a terror war and build a weak state at the same time, and it was a terrible mistake to think we could." What that disconsolate diplomat is saying is that America is losing the Afghan war.


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