Daily Archive: March 16, 2019

Afghan Peace Talks Show It’s a Risky Proposition to Become an American Client State

I will cite only a single statistic: 6,345 (and counting). That describes the war’s duration — the number of days that the United States has been attempting, without success, to impose its will on Afghanistan. That number, I submit, constitutes a definitive judgment on recent US national security policy. Now national security deserves a place alongside nuclear strategy as a...