Civilian Casualties 1: Progress in the war or a ‘perpetually escalating stalemate’?

General Petraeus has handed over command of ISAF and US forces in Afghanistan, with talk of progress – albeit fragile and with ‘tough times’ ahead. His confidence was belied by reports or statements on the human cost of the war from three respected international institutions working in Afghanistan over the past week: ICRC said, ‘insecurity … Continue reading Civilian Casualties 1: Progress in the war or a ‘perpetually escalating stalemate’?