Bush Administration Failures in Afghanistan

It’s not only in Iraq that reports show that Bush policies are failing. AP quotes Thomas Schweich, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for international narcotics as reporting that the US strategy to fight Afghanistan’s drug trade has been a failure. Problems in Afghanistan go further than the drug trade as the Taliban is increasing activity. If only Bush had finished the job there, as opposed to use 9/11 to justify his long-held goal of overthrowing Saddam.

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    janet says:

    Look at this blog written my son’s college friend, Jacob.

    http://afghanletters.blogspot.com/

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    kj says:

    Fantastic janet, thanks for posting! Quite a bit of reading to do, but what a great adventurer your son’s friend is! Bravo!

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    kj says:

    more in the realm of “not good news”:
    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/world/AP-Afghanistan.html?hp&ex=1157428800&en=3876e702ab010014&ei=5094&partner=homepage

    ‘Friendly Fire’ Kills NATO Soldier in Afghanistan
    and:
    “The intense fighting comes amid Afghanistan’s deadliest spate of violence since U.S.-led forces toppled the hard-line Taliban regime for hosting al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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