Afghanistan repudiates liberal interventionism

The disastrous end to this conflict shows that the west meddling in international affairs in such an aggressive manner is doomed to failure.

Get the top minds in the American national security establishment together and I’ll show you a room of some of the most deluded zealots you’ll ever meet. Time and time again these people are paraded out as the pragmatic experts when it comes to foreign affairs and America’s role in the world, and time and time again they fail in all their objectives, display fervent hypocrisy in a number of ways, all while making whatever situation they pledged to be in the business of fixing, far far worse.

Insightful and innovative UK journalism and commentary, from Toby Lipatti-Mesme.