Sunday, June 24, 2007

When the US media starts to lose track

Many in the US have a difficult time differentiating between Arabs and Iranians. President Bush has been caught many times being confused between Iraq and Iran. Some even went as far as suspecting that his poor knowledge of the area was behind the mix-up that led to the involvement of the US in Iraqi quagmire.
Apparently, the leader of the Western world is not alone in this mix-up. Even CNN, the news channel which heralded the 7/24 news broadcast world wide, has a difficult time locating Afghanistan
Here's Anderson Cooper, doing his thing...

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And for those of you who aren't quite sure where it is, Afghanistan is located...

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... in Syria.

Afghanistan would be three countries to the east, Just past Iraq and Iran.

I guess there's a point where U.S. foreign policy is such a near-total failure in so many countries, aggravating extremism in the name of fighting it, that even the media starts to lose track of.

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