"Abandoning 15 Million Women And Children To Madmen"

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.