Agreed. we were originally there to clean up after 9/11. There was the Colin Powell ‘doctrine’ of “you break it you fix it”. So we got into nation re-building and security. I think we need to move to a doctrine of “break, leave, re-break as necessary”
The Powell Doctrine might work for a civilized people. For barbaric savages, there's no point.
A member of the british parliment had the right idea, nuke the area