What was left behind in Afghanistan was a sense of stasis—a sporadic mishmash of combat and nation building.
As to the meat of these reports, what they show over the past six months is that we have entered a realm of stasis.
This picture might well exemplify the dislocation between old and new in the movement of the dress and the stasis of the dancer.
stasis sta·sis (stā'sĭs, stās'ĭs)
n. pl. sta·ses (stā'sēz, stās'ēz)
Stoppage of the normal flow of a body substance, as of blood through an artery or of intestinal contents through the bowels.