The US has spent a lot of money in Afghanistan. How wisely? | Aeon Opinions:
As international attention fades, Afghanistan’s political future looks bleak: the UN recently announced that 2015 had seen more civilian causalities there than in any year since it began keeping track in 2009. Peace negotiations with the Taliban have largely stalled, and insurgents continue to take back government-held districts, while the cobbled-together government of Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah struggles to build legitimacy.