TITLE

WE'RE NOT WINNING. IT'S NOT WORTH IT

AUTHOR(S)
Haass, Richard N.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Newsweek;7/26/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a need for changes in U.S. policies regarding the Afghan War. The author suggests that the U.S. should reduce its military presence in Afghanistan and comments on how U.S. goals for the war have changed between the administrations of U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He notes that during the Bush administration, little effort was made to promote a stable Afghan government after the removal of the Taliban and Al Qaeda forces. He suggests Obama has supported the escalation of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan and that Obama's counterinsurgency strategy has been ineffective. He comments on proposals to offer economic aid to help Afghan forces repel the Taliban.
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52351883

 

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