Is that even possible in Afghanistan? I don't know. And even if it once was, after seven years of neglect, it may now be too late.
If that kind of government cannot be found or constructed in Afghanistan, then there is no hope and we should get out, focus on Pakistan and leave enough military might in the region to prevent Al-Queda from using Afghanistan/Pakistan as a base to attack us.
It would be painful to leave Afghanistan to its feudal fate. But it would be even more painful to be forced out, five years and many body bags from now.
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