Archive for March, 2009

like grasping smoke

March 9, 2009

Negotiating with the Taliban (as suggested by President Obama) is “like grasping smoke”. So says the ANU’s Professor William Maley, on the ABC today. Let’s hope the O’s comment was a throwaway line…

Puppet Master

March 7, 2009


Well there were many. But this cartoon of Yuri Andropov is the kind of political imagery we surmise was the origin of the “Puppet Najibullah” carpets.