Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Short-Counting the Taliban

By Gareth Porter
February 15, 2011

Despite evidence that the Taliban insurgency had grown significantly in 2010, the U.S. intelligence
community failed to revise its estimate for Taliban forces as part of a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Afghanistan in December.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Mr Porter, I thought you were all for short counting ... after all didn’t you try to apply it with great effect in Cambodia when your bud Pol Pot was in charge and you were all like "NOTHING TO SEE HERE, KEEP MOVING, NOTHINg TO SEE HERE".