Afghanistan presidential candidates mostly former warlords

After 12 years of intervention, thousands of NATO soldiers killed, tens of thousands of Afghans killed, nearly a trillion dollars spent to contain terrorism, and despite our imposition of democratic reform, a terrorist could still get elected president.

DND Photo: MCpl Robert Bottrill
Canadian soldiers with an M-777 howitzer near Patrol Base Wilson, Kandahar, Afghanistan in this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 02/12/2014 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/12/2014 11:18 am EST

 

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