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The place where the drones go…

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Antidote to Peter Bergen’s nonsense on the Daily Show (re: Afghanistan)

Peter Bergon says: We’ve made progress in Afghanistan. They like us. The Afghans want us to stay. The war is going great. This guy delivers rosy, handmade talking points about Afghanistan that correspond in nothing with what is actually happening … Continue reading

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King vs. Obama

If you have time to watch/read this video (or its attached transcript), it is enlightening and revealing. With surprising acumen, commentators compare Martin Luther King to Obama and find Obama hard to distinguish from any of his predecessors, even George … Continue reading

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Funny-sad news from today

Here is our defense secretary’s political periphrasis (what the french call wooden language) for “we are losing the war in Afghanistan:” 1. Defense Secretary Robert Gates: “My personal opinion is that, in terms of reconciliation with the larger groups, it’s … Continue reading

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