Afghanistan Mission Faces Crisis, U.S. Officials Say

There are several alarming reports about Afghanistan, describing it as a failing state on the verge of a humanitarian crisis. NATO is losing the fight there — according to one of the reports by a respected former NATO commander.

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill have seized on the reports to call for a new U.S. strategy. State Department officials insist they are making progress and show no sign of doing anything differently.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.