Tag Archives: Pakganistan

Overestimating the threat and our power

On Friday, Obama tried to sell America on his plans for escalating the war in Pakganistan. Obama says the “if the Afghan government falls to the Taliban, or allows al-Qaida to go unchallenged — that country will again be a base for terrorists who want to kill as many of our people as they possibly […]

Roundup for Friday 3/27/2009

Apparently, rightwingers are convincing themselves that Obama is too reliant on teleprompters and is thus a terrible communicator (we’ve come a long way since the days of ‘Just Words’). Here is Letterman’s response: **** From the guys who brought you the Iraq war (Kristol, Kagan and Senor), comes a new foreign policy think tank titled […]