July 14, 2005

Wow, I had no idea things had gotten so bad in Afghanistan

...but apparently the situation has deteriorated to the point where Chrenkoff has taken to chronicling how great everything's going -- the same way he's been doing with Iraq since May '04. How's that past year worked out, by the way?

Incidental alarming factoid: Palestinians have carried out 200 suicide bombings since 1995. Since 2003, there have been more than 500 suicide bombings in Iraq.

Posted by Daniel Radosh


Having just come back from Afghanistan in May, I will tell you that we all knew A) the presidential election would probably go well and B) the real test of Afghan unity would come with the parliamentary elections, when the strength of entrenched local warlords would be tested.

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