After nearly a decade of death, devastation, dollars and drift, this is the current status report on the American expedition to Afghanistan. Against this background, Gen. Petraeus' 'just give us another six months' proposal resembles a junkie's pathetic pleading, and every American should hope Pres. Obama disregards it.
Meanwhile, the Uzbeks might be rethinking the position they took on torture when cooperating with the Bush administration.
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