Originally Posted by Someguy again
then there will be a huge shipment of troops to afghanistan, give the taliban hell for a while then pullout in a few years so they taliban can go back to controlling the rural areas for poppy seed production and we all go back to square one.
I disagree completely. Afghanistan was a country in disaster well before the 70's. They lacked a real governing body for over 30 years before the Taliban came to power. At that moment, no other opposing force was being supported strongly by anyone and the issue was neglected.
There are pockets of the Taliban left but they have been reduced in size incredibly. They will only suffer even more as they have no safe havens anymore.