Since we are embedded military in the morass that is Afghanistan do we really understand how to establish stability as a ways to block radicalism.
Or are we just blundering along with a complete lack of understanding given the complexity.
A good article in SMH
"The laboratory province argument poses profound questions for Canberra - what if its 1500 troops are fighting the wrong enemy? What if Australians unwittingly are a part of the problem - not the solution?"