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Making Sense of the War in Afghanistan

September 15, 2009

“This is not a war of choice. This is a war of necessity.” –President Obama

Ever played Risk? This is the board. You are the gray player. This turn you fortify your armies in Afghanistan, (the one with the bold border.) What’s your next move?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. September 16, 2009 10:50 AM

    My next move? Hell, building more fighters to take on the British. Sieg heil! Oops, wrong game.

  2. September 16, 2009 12:57 PM

    What’s your next move? Ask Alexander.

  3. September 16, 2009 4:11 PM

    Or Genghis Khan…

  4. Capt. Bat Guano permalink
    September 16, 2009 6:11 PM

    or the Soviet Union.

  5. Beth permalink
    October 9, 2009 1:21 PM

    Let us not forget the British.
    And here is Rudyard Kipling’s advice: “When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.”
    Rudyard Kipling

  6. October 10, 2009 8:30 AM

    Great quote, Beth.

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