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:
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.