An imperfect Afghanistan

Commentary / World Sep 30, 2014

An imperfect Afghanistan

by Gwynne Dyer

Afghanistan is a strikingly imperfect society in almost every respect: politics, economy, security and human rights. Nor does the two-headed potential monster of a government now being created in Kabul make it an entirely lost cause.

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