Afghanistan take 2

Oh yeah, this is definitely going to end well! No repeat of Afghanistan whatsoever, what with the overthrow of the dictator followed by the massive civil war between different factions and then the rise of an even bloodier dictator. Why on Earth does the US think it’s a good idea to bomb the heck out of Middle Eastern nations, and create legions of fighters who vow to take down American imperialism, and then when they see a short term opportunity to get rid of a cruel tyrant they dislike, arm those very same people with state of the art weapons and training? It’s like US foreign policy is based on the idea of creating as many heavily armed people as possible who are pissed off at the US in order to justify the existence of staggering military expenditure…

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