Afghanistan: the Smell of Defeat
Whitney, Mike http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/10/31/afghanistan-the-smell-of-defeat/
Date Written: 31/10/2012
Year Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14689
The United States hasnt liberated Afghanistan. It hasnt rebuilt Afghanistan. It hasnt removed the warlords from power, curtailed opium production, established strong democratic institutions, or improved life for ordinary working people. The US hasnt achieved any of its strategic objectives.