For some Western observers, the past four years feel like a missed opportunity. "US and international attention veered from Afghanistan in mid-2002, and focused on Iraq," says a senior Western diplomat in Kabul. "There was a feeling they had got rid of the Taliban, and left a good man [Karzai], and that things would settle down."
Doubts Intensify Over Afghanistan's Future
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Missed opportunity - I hope not
Posted by homeinkabul at 10:19 AM