Friday, July 21, 2006

How to successfully build nations

At some point, the Bush administration should tell the world precisely by what criteria they define the "success" or "effectiveness" of their foreign policy. If the main criterion is growing death and anarchy, they're doing a bang-up job.
The most senior British military commander in Afghanistan today described the situation in the country as "close to anarchy" with feuding foreign agencies and unethical private security companies compounding problems caused by local corruption.

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