A Clarion Call for Change in Afghanistan

As the planned exit of American and NATO troops in 2014 nears, Afghanistan has a grim future ahead.

Over a decade ago, the United States set out to create a stable Afghan government alongside a competent armed force that could prevent extremist groups from using Afghan land as a base for their operations. With Hamid Karzai set to vacate the presidency in 2014 and the Taliban gaining momentum in provinces where Afghan security forces are assuming more responsibility, few will look over the situation and sense triumph on part of the United States and their Western allies. Read more “A Clarion Call for Change in Afghanistan”