Summary: "A new Senate report says billions of dollars in aid go to waste in Afghanistan, where the president is about to make a decision about troop levels. But as Andrew J. Bacevich argues, the question is a distraction from a far more fundamental choice."
A British soldier aims his weapon during a patrol in Nahr e Saraj, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 06/30/10. (photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)
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