As U.S. President Trump ramps up the fight in Afghanistan, Afghan journalist-turned-refugee Saboor Nadem disputes U.S. Military reports indicating the Afghan government has control or influence over around 60% of the districts in Afghanistan. Nadem argues that the Taliban has control or influence over the majority of the country.
Is Trump’s strategy in Afghanistan bound for failure? Has the western intervention already failed? Nadem explains some of the complications of getting involved in internal Afghan struggles.