Here are today’s top opinion and editorial columns.
BIN LADEN’S DEATH CHANGES LITTLE BY MAX BOOT
WALL STREET JOURNAL
But the gains achieved so far are tenuous and reversible. The Taliban are back on the offensive. … If we give more time to Gen. David Petraeus and his successor, Gen. John Allen, they can strengthen Afghanistan enough—mainly by building up the indigenous security forces—to prevent a Taliban takeover or a ruinous civil war even after U.S. forces finally start drawing down. That, in turn, can help us to stabilize Pakistan: an outcome worth fighting for.