Friday, January 17, 2014

Doug Chayka: Grabbing the Wolf's Tail

Doug Chayka’s illustration for an Op-Ed in the New York Times accompanies a piece arguing for a continued troop presence in Afghanistan. It quotes a local journalist in Gardez: “Fighting in Afghanistan is like grabbing a wolf’s tail… While you hold on, you’re worried it will bite you. But if you let go, you are sure it will bite you.”