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I can’t deny Time’s right to name whoever they prefer

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Charles A. Lindbergh: son and father c. 1910
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But after Zuckerberg, consider the other nonentities who were on their list for Person of the Year:

Among Time editors, the Tea Party was the runner-up, followed by Julian Assange, Hamid Karzai, and the Chilean miners. Zuckerberg is the second-youngest Person of the Year, after Charles Lindbergh in 1927.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2010/12/15 at 14:32

Time to leave Afghanistan?

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From the WaPo:

Karzai wants U.S. to reduce military operations in Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan began on Oct. 7, 2001, as the U.S. military launched an operation in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. The war continues today.

Washington Post Foreign Service
Sunday, November 14, 2010; 12:52 AM

KABUL- President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that the United States must reduce the visibility and intensity of its military operations in Afghanistan and end the increased U.S. Special Operations forces night raids that aggravate Afghans and could exacerbate the Taliban insurgency.

Sure sounds like Karzai is ready to say that it’s time that the armed struggle by NATO and the US with the Taliban must end!

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