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Afghanistan: it must have been a rush of blood to the head

Updated: Aug 17, 2021

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/aug/16/20-years-invasion-afghanistan-unnecessary-post-imperial-fantasy


https://social-epistemology.com/2021/06/30/the-deadly-consequences-of-wish-fulfilment-anna-elisabetta-galeottis-political-self-deception-des-hewitt/


From 3 Afghan wars to Vietnam, the fall of Saigon, and back to Afghanistan, Iraq, and now to the fall of Kabul: the deadly consequences of wish fulfillment and political self-deception, which is the 'distortion of reality against the available evidence and according to one's wishes'


https://youtu.be/fC26XpXjSVw


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