We began to hope that Bashir was the first of many young Afghans to see the benefits of supporting the coalition and the Afghan government by extension.
About William Adler
William Adler is a former Army infantry officer with service in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He retired from the Army and lives in Rhode Island. He holds degrees in national security and strategic studies; military history; and political science from the U.S. Naval War College, Command and General Staff College, and the University of Massachusetts Boston.