With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
Forget the border--what drives migration?
Afghan's convoluted and expensive voter registration system completely misses the actual sources of election fraud.
Afghanistan can't prosecute its way out of rampant corruption.
The U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai is stamping out local government, which only inflames the country's insurgency.
Legalizing narcotics would strengthen democracy at home and abroad.
Afghanistan’s problems are all about governance.