Conn Hallinan, a columnist with Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses his article “Afghanistan: Is It Really the End Game;” the US’s unwillingness to negotiate with adversaries even as the insurgency and poppy production run wild; the Kabul suicide bombing by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s Hezb-i-Islami group; Afghanistan’s strategic importance in oil and gas transport; and the US’s responsibility for the continuing disaster in Somalia.
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