Posted by: Tony Carson | 28 October, 2009

Afghanistan: the nut of it

If Hamid Karzai really wants to establish himself as an authentic national leader, he should demand the U.S. and NATO withdraw their occupation forces and let Afghans settle their own disputes in traditional ways. — Eric Margolis, Americans Pull Strings In Afghan Elections.

The U.S. Congressional Research service just revealed it costs a staggering $1.3 million per annum to keep an American soldier in Afghanistan. — ibid.

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