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America’s Least Bloody Military Defeat Was Somehow Our Most Embarrassing Ever – Revolver

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America’s Least Bloody Military Defeat Was Somehow Our Most Embarrassing Ever

Close to two months have passed since America’s twenty-year war in Afghanistan ended in total disgrace, as the Taliban swept into Kabul without opposition and the US-backed “democratic” leaders fled the country in panic with millions in cash in tow.

The War in Afghanistan cost America roughly $2 trillion. 2,460 American troops died, along with an even greater number of civilian contractors. In return, Americans truly got nothing. A two-decade experiment in “nation-building” in the end built nothing except a corrupt patronage network that collapsed the moment America stepped away. While our ruling class moralized about fostering freedom and progress in a backwards land, the reality is America propped up a corrupt government that locals hated. Afghanistan didn’t even benefit economically from the geyser of American money showering the country for two decades. Quite the contrary, in fact. During the American occupation, Afghanistan’s economic performance ranked among the worst in the developing world.

— Read more below on www.revolver.news/2021/10/afghanistan-defeat-military-history-setbacks/

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