Friday, 7 October 2016

The invasion of Afghanistan 15 years ago was an arrogant, wretched adventure that caused a migrant crisis

The invasion of Afghanistan 15 years ago was an arrogant, wretched adventure that caused a migrant crisis | The Independent
So off we set in our righteous war of revenge for the Twin Towers and the dead of 9/11 to bomb Afghanistan all over again and – a new twist, this – to bring ‘democracy’ to the land though which Alexander the Great passed en route to India. Osama bin Laden was our latest Hitler, although his protective screen of Salafist obscurantist Taliban legions could hardly be compared to the Wehrmacht.

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