Afghan withdrawal would be folly

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by WhiteRabbit, Nov 27, 2009.

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  1. Quite a good article by Robert Fox in today's Guardian.

    Afghan withdrawal would be folly
    Afghanistan's complex patchwork of success and failure is all a world away from the metropolitan commentators

    A snip from the article which chimes with my own recent experience about the need for more boots on the ground:

  2. Yep, a withdrawal would be total folly. Whilst our soldiers are dying for a country that has nothing to do with us, thousands of young Afghans are here drawing benefits.