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Pearl Harbor & Karzai

Maybe it’s just me, but I think there’s a certain poetry that today is the anniversary of Pearl Harbor and it is also the date that the first popularly elected President of Afghanistan was sworn-in. 9/11 was our Pearl Harbor and just three years afterwards we’ve made taken this huge symbolic stride.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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