Women for Afghan Women (WAW), "a nongovernmental organization that runs women's shelters, schools, and counseling centers in three cities in Afghanistan," is calling for a troop increase. Michelle Goldberg:

To a large degree, the answer depends on whether one believes that the American military can be a force for humanitarianism. After the last eight years, that's a hard faith to sustain. Staying in Afghanistan seems indefensible. The trouble is, so does leaving.

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