Finish the Job

How the War in Afghanistan Can Be Won

Published In: Foreign Affairs, v. 91, no. 1, Jan./Feb. 2011, p. 51-65

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2011

by Paul D. Miller

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Since 2001, Afghanistan's economy has grown at an impressive rate and major development indicators in the country have improved dramatically. Even security and the rule of law -- long neglected -- are now improving. Washington and its allies could still win in Afghanistan if they are given the time they need.

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