UNKABULMajidSaeedi:Getty

An Afghan policeman carries a wounded man near the Bekhtar guesthouse after an attack by Taliban militants on October 28, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to the UN six of its staff are reported to have been killed and nine were wounded in the attack on the Bekhtar guesthouse. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack which took place as Afghanistan prepares for the upcoming second round run-off in the presidential elections. By Majid Saeedi/Getty.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.