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27 December 2010

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Another terrific post by General Ali. I have now reluctantly reached the conclusion that the real reason this war goes on is because domestic US corruption feeds it. The level of corruption in Afghanistan is much less. Centered on one family and various warlords numbering less than 50. One of the major appeals of the Taliban may be their brutal but effective [from their point of view] anti-corruption efforts. I believe that some anticorruption US candidates may succeed in next few years but the new majority in the House has largely failed its new role in governance by deciding not to change any of the ineffective House of Representative Committee structure. In reality this decision is driven not by needs or good governance but merely to prevent disruption of corrupt relationships between House Members and business and other interests that benefit from the current jurisdictions. Time will tell but it does seem neither party is able to control Congressional corruption.

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