Over the last few weeks, there’s been a very public debate over American strategy in Afghanistan. Foreign policy experts, generals, politicians and journalists have all offered their advice to the president. Just about everyone has had a say; just about everyone has been heard. Except for one crucial group, perhaps the one group with the most to win, or lose, in Afghanistan: the troops.
I can hear the criticism already. Some might dismiss the notion that our leaders should now turn to 20-year-olds in the field for strategy recommendations. Some might criticize the White House for pausing to analyze even more information.… Seguir leyendo »