January 15, 2003
Daniel Drezner writes on the
Daniel Drezner writes on the opinion of Barnett Rubin ("leading Afghan expert and late 2001's must-have commentator" in Drezner's words). Rubin is realistically optimistic about post-war Afghanistan. Although their present situation is nothing close to a Western-style democratic republic it's much better than what Afghans had the previous few decades.