Thursday, July 8, 2010
Nation Building in Afghanistan - A Reality or Are We Just Dreaming?
The idea of counterinsurgency meshes well with conducting operations that some would call "nation-building". Unfortunately nation-building is a long process and the U.S. public patience is running low for the Afghanistan war. Many are advocating reduced expectations and an earlier exit. Read one opinion piece that reflects this feeling in "Nation building in Afghanistan? That's Afghan's job", The Washington Post, June 25, 2010.