Empowering Dependency for 10 Years in Afghanistan
Written By: Malou Innocent | Posted: Thursday, November 17th, 2011
After 10 years in Afghanistan, military and civilian leaders insist that Afghanistan must defend and govern itself, and yet they admit that the Afghan army and police will be ill prepared to take over by 2014 when combat forces withdraw.
But building security and governance to the point where locals can stand on their own is the back door to an indefinite presence. It's not an exit strategy.
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