- Miliband: 15 years after 9/11, it's right to ask what international efforts have achieved in Afghanistan and what challenges lie ahead
David Miliband is president and CEO of International Rescue Committee and a former British foreign secretary. The opinions in this article are those of the author.
(CNN)The civil war in Afghanistan is raging again. After almost 40 years of near-consecutive conflict -- from the Soviet invasion to the US-led war against the Taliban for its sheltering of Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda post-9/11 -- Afghanistan is once again on the international emergency watch list.