Report on Afghanistan Pt1

June 3, 2009

Paul Jay speaks to Anand Gopal, journalist for the Christian Science Monitor and many other publications about U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan. “The U.S. administration,” says Gopal, “is currently fighting a counter-insurgency in Afghanistan, and every day they’re creating new Taliban insurgents because of their military actions.” Speaking to whether there is a fundamental change in the Obama Administrations’ approach to the country, Gopal adds, “every year has been more violent than the previous year, and I think this summer we’re going to see a lot more violence.”

Paul Jay speaks to Anand Gopal, journalist for the Christian Science Monitor and many other publications about U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan. “The U.S. administration,” says Gopal, “is currently fighting a counter-insurgency in Afghanistan, and every day they’re creating new Taliban insurgents because of their military actions.” Speaking to whether there is a fundamental change in the Obama Administrations’ approach to the country, Gopal adds, “every year has been more violent than the previous year, and I think this summer we’re going to see a lot more violence.”



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