Daily Archives: November 6, 2009

Gideon Rachman

I know I’m meant to be working relentlessly on my book. But I just wanted to break off briefly, to draw people’s attention to this very fine piece on Afghanistan by Christina Lamb. It’s very well written and moving in parts. But I also found its analysis compelling – not least, because Lamb has been visiting Afghanistan on-and-off for many years, and was, until recently, a strong supporter of expanding the war.