Apparently, a real, honest-to-God, cross-my-heart "tipping point" has been reached in Afghanistan:
"Military successes over the Taliban in recent months have opened a crucial six-month “window of opportunity” to prove to Afghans in the south that long-promised reconstruction and security can be delivered, NATO's commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday..."
There are so many potential Tom Friedman jokes here, it's impossible to pick just one.
WELL, OK, I LIED. I like this one.