Kabul. Wizard of Oz. Karzai = mayor of Kabul.
Over the last several years, long-time friend of the blog and former physicist Michael O’Hanlon has established himself as the one of the foremost experts on Afghanistan, bringing to the discussion on the graveyard of common sense a stunning level of analytical acuity that could bring even the great Ken Hamto a stuttering halt. In a world transfixed by the likes of Honey Boo Boo and Femen, people…
Someone let the Germans know they’re doing female engagement wrong. #CombatBurqua #BulletproofAfghans
I’m back from leave. Yeah, it’s gonna be like this.
“After all of this effort and all of this sacrifice and all of this progress, you’re back to a new safe haven for terrorists? It’s like, it just makes no sense.”
No…not being in Pakistan makes no sense. A withdrawal? Genius.
It’s been a while since I posted anything from Storify on the blog. Or posted anything to Storify at all.
So naturally I take exception with Jake Tapper’s segment on the “zero option” in Afghanistan.
Gotta admit, I kind of miss this:
Afghan soldier kills 5 American invaders in Helmand http://t.co/d5xx5CII— Abdulqahar Balkhi (@ABalkhi)February 3, 2012
— ISAF (@ISAFmedia)February 3, 2012
@abalkhi Must have, like more internet access so more people can see your false claims like this one from Helmand.— ISAF (@ISAFmedia)February 3, 2012
Even in 2012, we were hope hope hoping that we could make internet access all about the win here.