NY Times: Mission Unfinished
In the twilight of America’s decade-long, multibillion-dollar intervention, Afghanistan remains highly unstable, the Pakistanis trust us less than ever, and it is not at all clear how “the big things are going to turn out”, writes Jill Abramson in the New York Times.
In Afghanistan’s magnificent Panjshir Valley, there is an eerie memorial to a pre-9/11 world.
It is the tomb of Ahmed Shah Massoud, the fallen leader of the Northern Alliance and passionate foe of the Taliban, who was assassinated in Afghanistan two days before the Sept 11 attacks.
Continues at: nytimes.com – Mission Unfinished