Washington in Afghanistan: How Long Must This Go On?   

The United States military and mercenary forces need to leave Afghanistan now.  Even Donald Trump understood this, at least in public.  The US mission was a failure within a year of its 2001 invasion.  It could not and cannot reshape the political landscape in that nation.  It tried in the 1970s and the 1980s when it created and armed the mujaheddin to fight the Soviet-supported government.  It couldn’t mold the nation of Afghanistan into a willing client after the Taliban marched into Kabul.  It has failed to do so since it invaded the country in 2001 under the pretense of going after  Osama bin Laden.  To repeat, the US needs to leave the people of Afghanistan alone. More

Source: Washington in Afghanistan: How Long Must This Go On?   – CounterPunch.org

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