Troops from the United States exchanged gunfire with our ally Pakistan on the Afghan-Pakistani border. What do you think?

"Brief cross-border firefights are just the Army's way of razzing its friends. It's the military equivalent of a noogie."

Darrel Pearlman • Systems Analyst

"We can relieve tensions with Pakistan by firing some missiles into Israel. Pakistan will like it and Israel will probably be too flummoxed to even respond."

Syd Burrell • Gallery Dealer

''If we keep pulling this kind of stunt, pretty soon we might not be very well liked over there.''

Damon Rawls • Dog Breeder