Afghanistan: The Other War
The face of Marine Corporal Patrick Gravenese on your cover said it all. He is tired of the war, but he has to go on—for all of us.
Sid O'Brien
Signal Hill, U.S.

The Taliban is like a venomous cobra, striking at everyone who wants to help Afghanistan become modern and independent [March 8]. The token presence of American forces or U.N. peacekeepers will not bring about a solution. The entire world will have to struggle for years, helping Afghanistan in its transformation. We must achieve this...

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