Will American troops last until 2014 when attacks by Afghan soldiers and policemen on American trainers have escalated alarmingly?
It is now clear that the US-NATO combine has lost in Afghanistan. They cannot make any more excuses.
As the US and its NATO allies head to Chicago (May 20–21) to discuss the future of Afghanistan, several issues have become clear.
Pakistan’s boycott of the December 5 US-sponsored conference on Afghanistan in Bonn, Germany reduced it to little more than a farce. It was like a wedding without the groom. Pakistan boycotted to protest the November 26 US-NATO attack.