Is US-Afghan Agreement a Prelude to Afghan Civil War?

April 26, 2012

Thursday, 26 April 2012 10:14, By Matt Southworth, Truthout | Op-Ed

As we come up on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, the Obama administration is poised to sign a US-Afghan strategic partnership agreement that could be a prelude to Afghan civil war. Unless drastic policy changes are started immediately, reorienting US policy toward legitimate political negotiations between Afghan and regional entities, dark days lie ahead. It’s time to end the US war, but the United States cannot afford to abandon Afghans. Read full OP-Ed

Matt Southworth is the legislative associate for foreign policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislationand an Iraq War veteran.

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