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A new world order will emerge from America’s humiliation

17 August 2021

4:41 PM

17 August 2021

4:41 PM

When America decided to save Afghanistan from the tyranny of the Taliban, it acted on two major beliefs. The first was that the US had the might, the tech and the ability to reshape Afghanistan — what could a superpower have to fear from a ragtag bunch of insurgents? — the second was a belief that this Kabul project was not about colonialism.

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