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No pizza for Mr. Taliban?

The pizzeria at the U.S. base in Kandahar, deep in the heart of Talibanland, has been closed. But I would think that Mullah Omar would approve of keeping TGI Friday’s, which also has gone away.

Staff Sgt. Dallas Edwards/DVIDS
Staff Sgt. Dallas Edwards/DVIDS

The pizzeria at the U.S. base in Kandahar, deep in the heart of Talibanland, has been closed. But I would think that Mullah Omar would approve of keeping TGI Friday’s, which also has gone away.

Thomas 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 ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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