Two mistakes, 30 years apart

Date: 4 Dec 2009 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

It is fitting that President Obama announced his decision to send more troops to Afghanistan on the 30th anniversary of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev’s decision to do the same. The two events are joined at the hip. In 1978, the Afghan army overthrew the existing government and made the head of the country’s Communist Party president. … Read More