I have nothing but the utmost respect for the men and women who serve in the armed forces.
Lindsay Lohan has something in common with whoever put together Lieutenant General Austin’s recent testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee this past week: they’re both completely out of touch with reality.
Sometimes this happens in Afghanistan: A low-water crossing, or wadi, along the route completely washed out due to heavy rains, hindering the freedom of movement for both coalition forces and the local populace.
So this is usually the point in the week where I usually do a “5 Things I Learned This Week in Afghanistan” post, but this week I’m opting for something a little different.
Since I was otherwise engaged yesterday in probably yet another round of introspective navel gazing, or whatever, I missed this: At least four civilians have been killed and nine more injured in a bomb blast in northern Faryab province, local officials said Tuesday.
It’s that most wonderful time of the year, when we gather together in Pennsylvania to brace ourselves against impending disaster.