General Karl W. Eikenberry was right in November 2009 when he urged less support for an Afghanistan ruled by President Hamid Karzai. President Obama and Generals Stanley McChrystal and David Petraeus all wanted a surge. The policy failed. The general won’t say it but he told them so in a second opinion solicited by Obama. [...]
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By Brian M Downing
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered U.S. special forces out of Wardak province. It lies southwest of and near to Kabul, where he resides – isolated and dependent on foreign protection.
The U.S. soldiers are said to have assisted local forces in kidnapping locals and beheading one of [...]