Jim Sleeper: How the Debacle in Aghanistan Disgraced its Cheerleaders

The biggest obstacle to the strategy in Afghanistan wasn’t American liberals’ failure of nerve, as conservatives seldom pass up a chance to insist. The biggest obstacle was the delusion that Americans could do for Kabul and Kunduz what we refuse to do for New Orleans or Detroit.

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from Jim Sleeper

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