Photo Credit: U.S. Navy/HMC Josh Ives
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin shakes hands and laughs with Mawlawi Guhlam M. Ruhaani, at the conclusion of a key leader engagement in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 29.
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin shakes hands and laughs with Mawlawi Guhlam M. Ruhaani, at the conclusion of a key leader engagement in Farah City, Afghanistan

Where have the Western academics been in recent years? Who among them has cautioned the leaders of the Western world about the terrible mistakes that they have made in Iraq and Afghanistan? Is their writing and research influenced perhaps by the money from the states of the Gulf that funds their research institutes and their research projects?

Originally published at Middle East and Terrorism

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3 COMMENTS

  1. My father helped the Shah of Afghanistan to learn how to establish brush factories there about sixty years ago.

    Many people have tried to improve Afghanistan.

    But it seems highly probable that the Taliban will be only rulers within a few years.

    Afghanistan, where 911 was hatched, raises the question of what military responses can be taken against grave threats. Military occupation in large areas seem impossible. What can limit their aggression?

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