Destroying villages to save them in Afghanistan

Winning their hearts and minds in Vietnam

It didn’t work in Vietnam and it’s not working in Afghanistan either. What are they thinking? Destroying villages and killing non-combatants will just make the locals want to join an insurgency – or expose the CIA station head.

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  1. There was a time, just ten years ago, when I thought it all put away, safely in the closet, wounds scarred but sealed, and then someone had to go and start another one.

    I hate that picture, as I hate the government who did this to her, and to me.

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