September 10, 2009

Time to Call a Krieg a Krieg

If you can get past the firewall or find a paper copy of the Financial Times today, do so in order to read Constanze Stelzenmüller's op-ed on what happened in Kunduz and the effect it's having in Germany. Among other things, it includes this peach of a sentence:

Moreover, in bombing the trucks (and, according to Nato, killing civilians), the Germans did exactly what they kept lecturing the Americans to stop doing, while the Americans are now lecturing us for doing what they used to do, but are no longer doing, at least in part because of our lecturing.