In a report marking the fifth anniversary of
9-1-1 9/11 the London-based Senlis Council, a think-tank describing itself as a “security and development policy group”, declares that the US-led international community has failed Afghanistan. It goes on to say that Afghans feel that they have been betrayed and “unless the priorities of the international community are immediately and radically shifted, support for the Taliban will continue increasing, and will lead to the collapse of the country.”
There were no less than four headines atop a news release concerning the report:
The report says the Taliban’s return to power is a direct consequence of the flawed approach that the “US-led international community” has taken in Afghanistan since 2001.
Access the full report (and summaries) here.
P.S. The White House says “America is safer, but not yet safe.”
Quick, run for the hills!