Afghanistan, still a poisoned chalice

June 2013
Moderate Voice;6/4/2013, p2
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The article presents information on the debate on what the U.S. President Barack Obama administration's action about Syria and Afghanistan. According to a report from the Defense Department, 2,226 Americans were killed and 18,610 were wounded in Afghanistan or operations in that country since 2001. The debate about President Hamid Karzai's corrupt and capricious administration and shortcomings of U.S. methods may continue for forever.


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