Monday, October 26, 2009

Modernizing Afghanistan

I thank Mark, a Vietnam War historian, for alerting me about the folly of "modernizing" any nation if it is not ready. Read this here

US tried to "modernize" Afghanistan in the 1950's and utterly failed. Now, it is trying to "save" Afghanistan from backwardness all over again and at the same time waging a war that is doomed to fail.


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