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Monday, June 28, 2010

Fallout from McChrystal: Burger King, Pizza Hut in Kandahar May Reopen

In case you were worried, Stars and Stripes is reporting that incoming Afghan Commander Gen. David Petraeus might reopen the Burger King, Pizza Hut, and other American fast food franchises closed recently in Kandahar by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, before his Rolling Stone implosion. It's not a done deal, though.

1 comment:

David Mack said...

But he's unlikely to ease the restriction on alcohol. Altogether, a good compromise.