BTC: 'Lack of leadership'

Before we find out how much it’s costing Canada, the New York Times breaks news of how the U.S. sees the mission in Afghanistan going.

“A draft report by American intelligence agencies concludes that Afghanistan is in a ‘downward spiral’ and casts serious doubt on the ability of the Afghan government to stem the rise in the Taliban’s influence there, according to American officials familiar with the document…”

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