Anand Gopal’s No Good Men Among the Living demonstrates that the failures of the US-led intervention in Afghanistan were worse than even the most cynical believed.
I am a very old man, and I have lived through almost the entire century. My life has been peaceful and secure, and I feel almost ashamed of this in view of what has happened to so many other human beings. I am not a historian, and so I cannot speak with authority on the causes of these horrors. Yet perhaps I can try.