on the other hand

If the U.S. pulls of of Afghanistan that country will be forever ruled by outlaws. Who will intercede next time around? Certainly not Russia or the United States. Worse, Afghan women will be doomed to slavery.

out of afghanistan

The imagery is horrible. The heroin kingpin brother of the crooked Afghan president is apparently on the C.I.A. payroll. It’s becoming clear that we have no idea what to do in this part of the world. Stop digging the tires, even though it shames the U.S. Sometimes it’s best to admit defeat.