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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
a reply to: EvanB
Hands up who remembers October 2001 and the US hitting Afghanistan and getting those poppy field under control (#in lol) and the Taliban clearly stating that they exhausted the Russians for over 20 years until they withdrew and that the same fate would befall the House-of-War (aka: The great Satan, aka: The United States of America) - the Taliban would wear them down - slow and steady would win their race.
Low-and-behold - cue 20 years later and those prophetic words have come back to haunt said House-of-War.
mudblood on your face, big disgrace, somebody better put you back into your place - we will rock you" - Queen (and the Taliban)
Taliban = 1
US = 0
Shoulda listen 20 years, thousands of dead brothers and sister and trillions of dollars ago....but Ohhhh no - gotta war pig.
In response to reporter questions about the Taliban’s future in Afghanistan, President Biden said, “I trust the capacity of the Afghan military, who is better trained, better equipped, and more competent in terms of conducting war.”