What’s Happening in Afghanistan is Absurd

By |2015-05-19T23:13:34-05:00September 26th, 2014|Categories: Aristotle, Classics, Culture, War|Tags: |

Five American troops moved briskly through the streets of Kandahar, their weapons at the ready. It was not yet mid-morning, and things had already broken down. Separated from their convoy, they were following an Afghan prosecutor to the city’s judicial headquarters. Afghanistan is generally not kind to foot patrols or improvisation, and that July morning [...]