There is no military solution in Afghanistan. There is an economic-development
solution, but I don't see that coming...Right now, the population has nothing to
gain by supporting the U.S and NATO. It has everything to gain by being supportive of the Taliban.
Cherif Bassiouni, LL.D., De Paul University &
U.N. Human Rights Investigator for Afghanistan
The Gordian Knot:
Whistling Past the Afghan Graveyard:
Afghanistan - The Untold Story: