The Perfect Metaphor for Bush Foreign Policy
by Juan Cole
Originally published on the weblog Informed Consent and picked up by AlterNet
"Whatever goddam military genius came up with the bright idea of flushing the Koran down the toilet at Guantanamo should be court-martialed, and Bush had better get out there apologizing before this thing spirals further out of control," writes Juan of the latest humiliation technique that's caused continued protests and rioting in Afghanistan and Pakistan. At least 4 are dead, scores are injured. Cole also notes that: "the Taliban and their cousins now view Pakistan as a proxy for the United States."
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