Posts Tagged ‘afghanistan’

I’m turning to Stephen Walt: This tells me that this incident wasn’t unusual, which is of course why no disciplinary action was taken against the personnel involved. What is different in this case is that two Reuters journalists got killed, and eventually a video got leaked and put on the internet. And if this particular episode is […]


Via HuffPo: “They’re going to present us their recommendations. It’s their plan,” he said. “From what I know about it, I agree with it.” For McCain, the plan has virtue because it is backed by the generals and the ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker. “I like it best because it’s what Ambassador Crocker and General […]


For a good laugh, Politico posted an article today about how McCain plans to balance the budget. We can expect articles later about his plans to turn lead into gold, Amy Winehouse into Ken Seeley, and a Dolorian into a Time Machine (hey, he’s just as crazy as Christopher Lloyd), but until then, here are […]