April 29, 2008

Afghan Update: A Running Metaphor


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I wish this image was more difficult to analyze (and was less of a metaphor for the current state of the GWOT)…

U.S. takes on Afghanistan.  U.S. takes eye off ball.  President Karzai reduced to mayor of Kabul.  Afghan soldiers scatter at national military parade during weekend assassination attempt on “the mayor.”

Karzai Escapes Attack in Kabul by Gunmen (NYT)

(image: Massoud Hossaini/Agence France-Presse—Getty Images.  April 7, 2008.  Kabul.  via nytimes.com)

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