Favourable views of the United States have fallen to single digits in Turkey, which emerged as the world’s “most anti-US country” in this year’s annual global poll by the Pew Research Center.
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Archive for June, 2007
I just love the following quote from the New Yorker:
In Afghanistan, the American Special Forces have had to rediscover how to use them. “Horses are actually an ideal way to get around there,” one correspondent embedded with the Green Berets has said. “No manual has ever been written on how to coordinate horse attacks with B-52s, so the Green Berets had to do OJT”—on-the-job training. “Early on, there was a cavalry charge with about three hundred horses where they had cut it so fine that as soon as the bombs hit the ridge the horses were riding through the gray smoke; it was quite an impressive sight.”