Afghanistan Strategy Not Working, US Commander McChrystal to Tell Obama | CommonDreams.org: "'Outside the major cities, Afghan administration is non-existent. As President Obama must realize, whether Afghanistan is led by Hamid Karzai or anyone else, the problem for the international coalition is not one of insufficient force; it is insufficient government,'"
What's an imperialist invader to do? They don't have enough government the United States can lean on, so we can force them to host our pipeline and military bases in their country.
"The Taliban were already running courts, hospitals and even an ombudsman in parallel to the government, making a real difference to local people…