Monday, July 23, 2012

"The failure of airborne democracy"

"2000—01 seem to support this idea:  many conversations in the Afghan capital and beyond reflected the desire of Afghans of different walks of life to determine for themselves their own political future."

Thomas Ruttig
Afghanistan Analysts Network
in  Snapshots of an Intervention:  the unlearned lessons of Afghanistan's decade of assistance 2001-2011.