The Afghanistan Quagmire

My main concern about getting into Afghanistan was the historical realization that it has been the graveyard of empires dating back to before Alexander the Great. I sure wish George Bush would have understood this, perhaps we wouldn’t be there 9 years after the war started which is now even longer than the Russian occupation! Patrick Cockburn points out the depressingly obvious truth: We are in a quagmire in Afghanistan and not even those who are on our side like us. This is not going to end well.

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2 Responses to The Afghanistan Quagmire

  1. Badger says:

    Sad but true reality. History books should be required reading for politicians.

  2. Murf says:

    I'm not convinced that politicians CAN read!

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