Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The coming end in Afghanistan

Tom Englehardt and Nicholas Turse have a detailed discussion at Tomgram, but it all comes down to this one sentence:
Eleven years in, if your forces are still burning Korans in a deeply religious Muslim country, it’s way too late and you should go.
But will this teach future generations how hollow are the pretentions of the warmongers -- all of them safe at home in the imperial capital?  Future generations?  Can the empire avoid catastrophe in Iran this year?

Image:  No, this won't turn the tide.

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