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 "U.S. can't leave Afghanistan until the 'criminal syndicate' government does"

CNN
06/12/2011
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Sebastian Junger, best-selling author of “War” (and “The Perfect Storm”) discusses the U.S. role in Afghanistan and the upcoming scheduled troop withdrawal.

Junger told Eliot that success in Afghanistan means that the government there–now what Junger calls a "criminal syndicate"–will display integrity and take care of its own people. The U.S. can't leave until there's a government that the Afghan people feel is worth fighting for.

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