The Diplomat: Troop Levels Aren’t Afghanistan’s Problem. An Increasingly Illegitimate Government Is.
This lack of faith fits with wider survey findings by The Asia Foundation in its annual poll. Worryingly, even among university students in Kabul that were interviewed, typically considered one of the most liberal and cosmopolitan groups in Afghanistan, there was little faith in the government to resolve the ongoing crisis. Instead, students pointed out, Dostum, Noor, and others benefit from the low levels of violence that continue to ensure the flows of aid money and military support to the country.
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