US Invasion of Afghanistan: 10 Years Later

Friday, October 07, 2011

Today marks ten years since U.S. invaded Afghanistan. In many ways, it's a quiet landmark; the White House has no public events planned to mark the occasion. The United States and NATO plan to leave the country by 2014, saving lives and billions of dollars for America. But, as retired Army General Stanley McChrystal said in remarks on Thursday night, many are worried that it will not have established a fully-functioning and secure government and military by the draw-down date. The U.S. and NATO remain "far from reaching their goals," McChrystal said.

Amrullah Saleh, the former head of Afghanistan's National Security Directorate, the country's intelligence agency, looks at the relationship between aid, corruption, and security in his home country.


Amrullah Saleh

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

Comments [1]

parviz porjosh

Mr. Saleh is a great strategist and a great patriot.

Oct. 07 2011 12:56 PM

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