How Dangerous Are the Taliban?

April 15, 2009

The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs explains John Mueller.

The article was published at ForeignAffairs.com and is available here:

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/64932/john-mueller/how-dangerous-are-the-taliban


John Mueller is Professor of Political Science at Ohio State University. Among his books are Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them and the forthcoming Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al Qaeda.

Posted by coalition at April 15, 2009 02:42 PM

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