Can’t we all just skate together? An Arab-Israeli team on the Golan Heights
On the Golan Heights, Canadian Jews are getting local Arab kids into hockey. Ah, what a nice peaceful sport. (Of course, football appears to be catching up with hockey in the bloodlust department. ) But maybe there’s something really healthy about hockey: The Canadian military has a 77-year-old sergeant on active duty. You know, I ...
But maybe there’s something really healthy about hockey: The Canadian military has a 77-year-old sergeant on active duty. You know, I think I saw that guy on the ISAF staff! (Seriously, at one point, the Pentagon was so slow to staff the headquarters in Afghanistan in 2004-05 that commanders there pulled in a bunch of aging reservists, leading to jokes that the American HQ in Kabul was "the world’s most forward deployed AARP chapter." From p. 47 of this.)
Thomas E. Ricks is a former contributing editor to Foreign Policy. Twitter: @tomricks1
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