Commentary: President Petraeus?
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A three-way deal between the Afghan government, warlords and Taliban chief Mullah Omar is one way of keeping al-Qaida out of Afghanistan. After Iraq, we cannot afford another trillion-dollar war. Fewer than half the American public and only 41 percent of the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations believe the Taliban’s return to power can be averted.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large