“In Washington there was a realization that we have been taken for fools by the Pakistanis,” said Stephen CohenLike a condom? Really? Well, if you say so, Steve.
, a senior fellow of foreign policy at the Brookings Institution . “The Pakistanis think we’re still using them the way we would a Kleenex or a condom. We use them, then throw them away.”
As an antidote to the metaphorical prophylactic and silly hand-wringing, please read this.
Update: Al Qaeda is in "disarray"; no it isn't. Also--an example of A-Q's creative skulduggery: secret plans to wreak massive havoc were hidden/encrypted in a porno.