Critics of Senlis Afghanistan Report Miss the Mark

On Monday, Dec. 8, a new report on the security situation in Afghanistan was released by the International Council on Security and Development (ICOS), formerly known as the Senlis Council.

Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 12/17/2008 12:00 am EST

On Monday, Dec. 8, a new report on the security situation in Afghanistan was released by the International Council on Security and Development (ICOS), formerly known as the Senlis Council. The picture painted by ICOS was certainly bleak, with the claim that the Taliban now maintain a permanent presence in 72 per cent of the country, up alarmingly from last year when it was reported that the insurgents were active in 54 per cent of Afghanistan.

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