--- One must remember that Afghanistan has been at war since Christmas Day 1979, when the Soviet Union invaded the landlocked nation after its puppet government in Kabul began to lose its grip on power.
In the case of Afghanistan, a country subjected to a prolonged and consistent state of war for more than 30 years, a majority of the population suffers from war stressors without ever having had the means to treat them. In that context, what should our expectations be from a people who are suffering from acute psychological trauma?
The answer to that question would be too expansive to elucidate here. But as the West continues to cite the quantity and cost of the war, let us also ask what the quality of the help has been. - READ MORE ... Context in the Fog of Afghan War
- huffingtonpostFive Things Afghan History Can Teach Us
- Suleiman Wali