Amy Davidson draws lessons:

One wonders, as always, where our interests intersect with those of the Karzai family. What is their endgame? If it’s just getting hold of a compound in Dubai and some hard-to-trace bank accounts, then what stake do they have in stabilizing the country? Would they simply be happy to have us keep back the crowds until they have taken care of getting as much money as they can out of Afghanistan?

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