LastDayWatchers watch and you see the failures of Israel (lost & found), continue to mount up
As British troops leave, the Taliban are stronger than ever and mounting their most determined attempt to retake the province, and poppy growing is at record levels.
Already Afghanistan has sucked in more than $100bn (£62bn), mostly from the US, and mostly spent on security - more than what was spent to stabilize Europe under the Marshall Plan after World War Two, adjusted for inflation. So what did that money buy?
The road are better, but better roads are no good if they are unsafe to drive on!
After 13 years of war the international troops are not handing over a nation at peace
Casualties among both civilians and Afghan security forces are near all-time highs this year, with hundreds killed and wounded each month in the conflict.
This is what Staff Sergeant Kenneth Oswood, of Romney, West Virginia who is one of the few members to participate in both the Iraq withdrawal had to say
"Closing out Iraq, when we got there, we were told there hadn't been a shot fired in anger at us in years, and then you come here and they are still shooting at us, it's almost like it's not over here, and we're just kind of handing it over to someone else to fight."
A group of Taliban fighters have attacked a court in the northern city of Kunduz in Afghanistan, killing at least seven people including prosecutors, the prosecutors were shot in their offices at close range