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“Why is it so easy to rage at the Taliban? Why is it so hard to rage at the conditions that gave rise to the Taliban and continue to sustain it—the semi-feudalism, the predatory capitalism, the thousand and one mafias, the relentless machinations of imperialism and the military?
You are out of touch with reality.
If you honestly think that the Taliban was invented by/in response to the west then you have to be crazy as well as stupid. Western support for the fight against COMMUNIST RUSSIA’S imperialism in Afghanistan may have contributed to the rise of Islamic extremism in the country, but that support came at the REQUEST OF (not just the blessing from) those very same Islamic extremists.
Put another way: They weren’t radicalized out of anger from being helped when they requested it.
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