After 16 years and over a trillion dollars’ worth of fighting, the U.S. has accomplished none of its stated goals–except the goal of enriching the flourishing military-industrial complex.
Matthew Hoh is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and is the former Director of the Afghanistan Study Group. Matthew is also a former Marine Corps officer who took part in the Iraq War. In 2009, he resigned his State Department position in Afghanistan in opposition to the escalation of the Afghan War. He is now a member of Veterans For Peace.