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Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Clowns

First, the Russians fought in Afghanistan, and the US armed the Taliban. Now, the US fights in Afghanistan, and Russians are arming the Taliban.

The three sides of the crazy triangle is equally dumb but the Afghanis are the worst because it’s their land that’s being destroyed while the Russians and the Americans play out their passionate love affair.

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  1. I remember reading that this was an underreported cause of African political problems in the cold war era. Competent governments would be sabotaged and targeted by whichever they didn’t favor (the US or USSR) while incompetents were mostly allowed to remain in power.

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