What fills a power vacuum

After the West toppled Afghanistan and Libya, they left little in place. Extremism has followed.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Dec. 25, 2015.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 03/02/2016 12:00 am EST

Last week there was a lot of fuss in the media over the fact that retired Major General David Fraser admitted that Canada and the West had blundered in Afghanistan.

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