March 24, 2010 4:16 PM

Top U.S. general in Afghanistan gives order: Close TGI Friday's

By American standards, the boardwalk at Kandahar Airfield isn't much to write home about. There's no roller coaster, mirror maze or carousel with unicorns. There's no cotton candy to buy, no candied apples, and no annoying mimes trying to get out of imaginary boxes. But this little square of Western culture in the Taliban heartland has served for years as a rare oasis for international forces embroiled in the ongoing Afghan war.

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