Saturday 24 March 2018

Afghan war a costly policy blunder by US

The announcement by US President Barack Obama that US forces will be pulling out of Afghanistan is another example of a foreign policy that has gone very wrong for the US government.

Thousands of ordinary civilians have been killed in this conflict and yet no clear signs of improvement can be seen or, more importantly, felt by Afghan citizens.

Their social and political structure is no better than it was before -- and the Taliban are still there. Billions upon billions of dollars have been spent on this failed project.

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