Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Catch 22 in Afghanistan

July 27, 2010

Here's an interesting commentary from CBS News on the practice of buying Russian helicopters for the fledgling Afghan Air Corps (because there are some available pilots who were trained on them years ago), but requiring them to speak English before they are allowed to pilot them.

Dropped casually into the last paragraph of the lengthy article is the presumption that America is on the decline as a military power.

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