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October 18, 2009

Afghanistan, in Aggregate

Economist Obama's war cover.jpg
What drew me to The Economist, specifically, was the similarity of the cover photo to one by Chris Hondros featured the same day (Thursday) at TIME’s Day in Pictures.
Hondros rotor Afghanistan.jpg

My tweet conclusion here.

(image 1: not identified on-line. from Economist cover on-line October 15, 2009. image 2: Chris Hondros/Getty Images. TIME caption: US Army soldiers shield their eyes from the powerful rotor wash of a Chinook cargo helicopter as they are picked up in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.)

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