January 27, 2013

Prince Harry's Afghan War

John Sainsbury, Toronto Star

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While vocal on the ethos of the warrior, Harry is silent on the purposes of the war. But how could he be otherwise? The war itself has lost any meaningful strategic objective. But it does retain a crude moral dimension in which good Prince Harry and the rest of the lads confront evil in the person of the Taliban. And in this comic-book universe, Harry certainly makes a compelling action hero.

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