All the Subtlety of a Lead Pipe to the Face

by Joshua Foust on 4/2/2008 · 1 comment

Our super-sensitive Pakistan policy continues apace. Not only are we trying to bomb the place as quickly as we can before the new civilian government kindly asks us to respect their sovereignty, we’re now actively discrediting the very men we hope will keep relations between our countries cordial.

Way to go, Bush White House! How’s that Caspian Envoy thing coming along? Oh.

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Joshua Foust is a Fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from His research focuses primarily on Central and South Asia. Joshua is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a columnist for PBS Need to Know. Joshua appears regularly on the BBC World News, Aljazeera, and international public radio. Joshua's writing has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Christian Science Monitor. Follow him on twitter: @joshuafoust

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Awesomeo April 3, 2008 at 3:39 pm

Pakistan, smackistan. So us Americans are a little tone death? So What? We still build super awesome (o) machines of death. In the end, that’s what Christmas is all about.

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