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kentuck

(111,051 posts)
Tue Aug 17, 2021, 10:11 AM Aug 2021

When we say that Afghans refused to "fight for their country"? [View all]

We mean "refused to fight for their country" as America sees it. Perhaps most Afghans believe that fighting with the Taliban is "fighting for their country"? Maybe they see Americans more as imperialists than as saviors of democracy?

Just because they work with Americans and for Americans does not necessarily mean they support the same thing that Americans support. Maybe that just work for the money? Maybe it is the best money they have made in their lives.

There are different perspectives on the situation.

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