In Afghanistan, some things never change

September 19, 2012

Why can't we understand that Afghanistan is not really a nation but a collection of sects, warring tribes and feuding family groups where graft has always been part of the culture?

The British learned this in the 19th century and the Russians in the 20th century. Must we have more Americans killed before we learn the same lessons and leave?

David Fisher, Pikesville

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