Chuck Spinney voices his opinion on this subject, and proposes a thought experiment, in Counterpunch.
Here’s the premise:
At the heart of this question is the nature of the conflict in Afghanistan, specifically the question of whether or not it has mutated into something that is more akin to a classical guerrilla war as opposed to being part of a Fourth Generation War against al Quaeda. The two attachments below may help the reader to appreciate the different dimensions of this consideration.
Good luck with the experiment.
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