The Afghan mission has become a propping-up exercise

The drastic developments in Afghanistan in recent days have certainly left the self-proclaimed "pro-mission" lobby spinning in all directions.

Jake Wright, The Hill Times
The Afghan mission that some tub-thumpers would have us extend has become that of propping up a drug-addicted, unelected, West-hating President Karzai who insists that his regime be allowed to conduct their corrupt distribution of aid dollars without interference—or they’ll throw in their lot with the Taliban.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

The drastic developments in Afghanistan in recent days have certainly left the self-proclaimed "pro-mission" lobby spinning in all directions.

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