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The American System

Aug 2021

August 23, 2021

August 24, 2021
With hysterical press like this, UK would have surrendered after Dunkirk, and the US after Pearl Harbor;
Reality principles to bear in mind: Afghan war was not based on rigorous analyses, but rather on 2001 snap judgments from the neocon war party; the Afghan military situation was irrevocably and irreversibly lost when Trump signed his capitulation to the Taliban at the end of February 2020; translators and other Afghan auxiliaries were betrayed by xenophobic Trump operative Stephen Miller, who wrecked the special visa process; did Putin urge Trump to get the US out of Afghanistan?
What a rout looks like, Spanish Civil War version: Hollywood's Last Train from Madrid (1937)