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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #3)

Wed Jul 14, 2021, 01:37 PM

63. Unfortunately, that country is going to be a colossal mess for a while

but what Dubya doesn't seem to realize is that 20 years of being a referee between warring tribes is 10 years too long. Once bin Laden was out of the way, we should have begun to withdraw, but neither Obama nor Dumdum wanted to be blamed for the mess that would ensue, and it will. We were only stalling the inevitable.

Afghanistan is deeply tribal and extremely religious. It will take some time for them to find a new equilibrium. We can't do it for them.

So brace yourselves, kiddies, to be blamed for every Taliban crazy coming out of the woodwork, every battle, and every death. We know that's going to happen.

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