Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Taliban makes a comeback

By Jonathan S. Landay, Knight Ridder Newspapers
(via YahooNews)
KABUL,
Afghanistan - Nearly four years after a U.S.-led military intervention toppled them from power, the Taliban has re-emerged as a potent threat to stability in Afghanistan.


Just to make our war-fighting failures complete...

It seems to me that we are so good at toppling governments---it only took a few days for Afghanistan and a couple of weeks for Iraq---yet so bad at keeping the peace afterwards.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Rich said...

At this rate we'll have the Soviet Union back in business by Christmas.

10:44 PM  
Blogger Kyle McCullough said...

Bush never claimed to be much of a nations builder. So why would anyone expect him to be good at it?

11:28 PM  

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