Writing intermittently on life, politics, and society

Progress

Afghanistan is now more dangerous than it has ever been since the US invasion. The New York Times reports on the deteriorating security situation:

“We do not support the perspective that this constitutes ‘things getting worse before they get better,’ ” said Nic Lee, director of the Afghan N.G.O. Safety Office, “but rather see it as being consistent with the five-year trend of things just getting worse.”

Just depressing.

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