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A Loud Night in Kabul

3 years agoNews : News Desk

There was a lot of noise in Kabul last night—a Presidential speech and soldiers’ applause; statements of friendship and promises; and then, a few hours later, the boom of a car bomb, gunfire, and people on the street screaming. I’ve written about President Obama’s speech over at Daily Comment today, as part of an argument for why the death of Osama bin Laden and other post-9/11 maneuvers, far from being overly politicized—the complaint of the week—have not been politicized nearly enough.
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