DB Headline: "‘We’re making real progress,’ say last 17 commanders in Afghanistan."

Publius Cornelius Tacitus, Germania, chapter 37:
It was on the six hundred and fortieth year of Rome, when of the arms of the Cimbrians the first mention was made, during the Consulship of Caecilius Metellus and Papirius Carbo. If from that time we count to the second Consulship of the Emperor Trajan, the interval comprehends near two hundred and ten years; so long have we been conquering Germany.


Gringo said...

There will no be no progress made unless we do some harm to ISI, and that is not likely going to happen.

jaed said...

...particularly since we've known that since September 2001, and yet I think I could count on the fingers of one hand the articles that have so much as mentioned ISI in this regard. It's as though it didn't exist.

Eric Blair said...

And that continued for about another 200 years or so, into the 3rd century, when they finally sorta gave up on the enterprise, because by that time, the Roman army had so many Germans in it, that you probably couldn't tell one from the other except for the shields patterns.