PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Five years after September 11, and three-and-a-half years after toppling Saddam Hussein, the U.S. is almost as angry at itself as it is at the enemy. Two quite antithetical views of the war on terror - and indeed, the entire American role in the Middle East - are now crystallizing."
-Victor Davis Hanson, National Review (great read)

Afghani district cuts its own peace deal with the Taliban.

Oh, snap. The new head of the intelligence committee was one of the early opponents of the war.

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