David Brooks of the Weekly

David Brooks of the Weekly Standard on the success story that is Afghanistan. According to Brooks, behind headlines such as “Daily Life in Kabul Is Struggle for Most,” the real story is that Kabul is a rapidly growing, vibrant city full of opportunity. The old problems of inactivity and despair have been replaced by the problems associated with growth and dynamism. Towards the end of Brooks’ piece, he discusses Iraq and provides this quote from the head of the Institute for Science and International Security, “We still don’t know why [Iraq] wanted nuclear weapons and what they intended to do with them”

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