Jason Ditz, managing news editor at Antiwar.com, discusses the Obama administration’s change in Afghanistan policy from a 2011 withdrawal to a 2014 ‘transition,’ soaring civilian casualties from increased Predator drone strikes in AfPak, the schism developing between Hamid Karzai and Gen. Petraeus over night raids, the surprising suggestion for an Afghanistan drawdown from the usually-hawkish Council on Foreign Relations and the media’s short attention span that lets the military get away with progress ‘yardsticks’ that inevitably fail to deliver.
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