Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Peter Galbraith Elliott

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Senior diplomat and U.S ambassador Peter Galbraith lectured at the Elliott School of International Affairs in March this year on the hot-button issue of the war in Afghanistan.

The debate he posited was this : Is the war in Afghanistan one of necessity, bringing democracy to a country riddled, as Galbraith puts it, with “massive electoral fraud” and peace to a war-torn Islamic state ran for years by what is essentially a militant terrorist group? Or is the U.S armed forces and foreign policy strategy creating a quagmire that could potentially keep U.S forces fighting and dying there for many years Read the rest of this entry ?