Jack Fairweather

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Give the Taliban a Chance

As the United States combat mission in Afghanistan ends this December, departing American soldiers have looked on as the Taliban have seized bits of the tribal hinterland that they struggled so long to pacify.

The failure of the Afghan government to hold far-flung districts may be galling for many — but the Taliban’s return is not necessarily a bad thing.

For 13 years, the West has sought to impose on Afghanistan its own vision for the country. But instead of creating a fair and sustainable nation, it has built a Frankenstein state, animated only by vast injections of money and tens of thousands of troops.…  Seguir leyendo »