- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I see where Sen. John Kerry (D-Eeyore) talked to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for almost 20 hours this week about agreeing to an election runoff. Twenty hours? Isn’t there a provision of the Geneva Convention that bans that sort of treatment?