Taliban Dog Catches Afghan Car

Now for the Blowback Movie Rerun

https://pixabay.com/photos/search/afghanistan/?pagi=5& BLOWBACK MOVIE (A RERUN)

US Afghanistan intervention is one more in a long line of ugly choices between bad and worse. Read the The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk to understand how this movie’s a rerun:

”All roads ultimately led through Afghanistan, whatever route an invader came by….After crossing Afghanistan, they could approach India via the Khyber Pass




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Lester Golden

Lester Golden

From Latvia and Porto I write to share learning from life in 8 languages in 5 countries & seeing fascism die in Portugal & Spain in 1974 and 1976.

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