If the international community wants to secure the real gains it has made in Afghanistan, it needs to stop obsessing about the troop drawdown and begin figuring out how to avert the funding drawdown that is the single biggest threat to Afghanistan's future.
The Other Drawdown in Afghanistan
C. Christine Fair is an assistant professor of security studies at Georgetown University and a Current History contributing editor. Her latest book is Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War (Oxford University Press, 2014).
C. Christine Fair; The Other Drawdown in Afghanistan. Current History 1 April 2015; 114 (771): 137–143. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.771.137
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