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Prescient Contemplations for Why Afghanistan Happened in the First Place - Why It Will Happen Elsewhere

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 26, 2021 at 14:50

Even if one were to review recent history (roughly two years will suffice), it cannot be denied that as bad as any time prior to these last two years might have been seen as catastrophic, what is now in view makes what has happened in the last forty plus years look like preliminaries to the worse that is yet to come, all of it happening in the same lifetime of the majority seniors born after World War II. Prophetic implications aside (which many secularists would prefer), it is still unsettling that unlike the Manhattan Project of WWII which were secret; the nuclear ambitions of the likes of the Iranian Islamic Regime's endeavors or those of the North Korean's are open and notorious and there is no sense of restraint if they come to the conclusion they find themselves completing the threat to make their point.
In actuality, when the 'Cold War' of the 1950's through the 1980's made their threats known, the globalism that made itself known then was almost as destabilizing as the supposed threat of 'Global Warming' as was presented at the UN in New York just recently. Which one was/is worse? What is different from then until now? Simple; what was the stabilizing force? American Foreign Policy, as inconsistent as it was, appeared as the damper between agents of globally destabilizing ambitions of competing powers for global control.
In those last two years initially reference above, all of that has materially disappeared; think not?
Look at the state of humanity, now; right now: what do we see? Is there any place in the world where there is restraint of malevolent and malicious actions, either in generalized local situations or on a more regional theater scope of view: where is their a rational endeavor of seeking peaceful solutions and restoration of law and order?
Look at Afghanistan and make the comparison: what is the main difference between there and the implementation of Islamic Republicanism in Iran? What is the implication there? How does the American 46th Administrative Chief Executive view this circumstances and what is the response to this hyper-dynamic paradigm shift in the Middle East; oh, and let's not forget the shift from the CCP?
Is the answer supposed to be 'Code Red' Global warming; or do PM Abbas and Iranian Leader Raisi who do not share the 'global warming issue' as priorities need to be considered as priorities instead? Anyone?

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