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Militant resurgence threatens fragile Ghani administration
President’s tenure will be seen as a confused but well-intentioned pause in struggle with Islamism
The Taliban’s threat and Kabul’s weakness make full disengagement unlikely
About 12,000 foreign troops will remain in the country
The country is entering a new era but many Afghans fear renewed violence and foreign interference
The west’s errors in Afghanistan – strategic, political and military – are too legion to list
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