Spare Us and Them the Apologies, Again

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Abby Zimet

Likewise the talk of rogue soldiers, bad apples, mental stress or investigations. The stomach-churning massacre in Afghanistan is one more inevitable result of a wrong and unwinnable war, and the only possible response is to end it. Want to understand how the Afghan people feel? Think of your kids.

"This is a war, stupid. Invading another country and occupying it for more than a decade cannot come on the cheap, morally or humanely...This is not a diplomatic or PR challenge that requires media theatrics. It's a disaster that requires strategic and political decisions."

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