take the "if" out, please. ME presence does nothing to improve our country security at the present time. It certainly opens tremendous opportunity to traffic Afghan opium to our generals. The Russians, at the time, went as far as using zinc coffins flying home. Keep in mind they could only get a meager soviet sedan for the fortunes... And to those... Israel is a real and big obstacle. Can you imaging trafficking general supporting Israel ( even Jewish by descent ) ??? He wouldn't survive long enough to catch a wiff of own "product"
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
from the article: Indyk: If Israel manages alone, it can decide alone