Saturday Commentary and Review #52

Failure in Afghanistan and among US Elites, a fair liberal perspective on Hungary, Eroding Jewish-American Zionism, Confucius and Chinese Civilization

I decided to not write a piece about the Taliban capture of Kabul for two simple reasons:

  1. there would be/already are too many takes, many of them rather good

  2. too busy enjoying the show

Most of the world (including me) gave the world a pass in 2001 when the USA decided to bomb the shit out of Afghanistan. It was an open and shut case: the Taliban were hos…

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