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Hey the Russians denied it. In Russia that means they’re innocent.

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The russians didn’t arm the taliban

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Add us Swiss people to the list too. We may be “neutral”, but we do have many big weapon companies that sell to anyone. And it happens that our shit get to the Taliban too, of course on paper we didn’t sell to them directly.

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To be fair to the British, at the time, it was a pretty decent country before the Soviets invaded. Was even known as a decent downhill skiing destination.

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It’s the UN’s fault for drawing state lines in an area that never respected such a concept to begin with.

Edit: I have been reminded of the massive shit stain Britain had left on the world as well still struggle to wipe it off us.

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I think any way you slice it, anybody that says it’s “Biden’s fault” or “Trump’s fault” is a fucking idiot considering there are so many factors at play here and over a hundred years of events that played into destabilizing the country

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Afghanistan’s borders have not been altered in a major way since 1919, the British created those borders 30 years before the UN existed.

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There are a lot places around the world which we should’ve just left as unincorporated tribes. Europe exported the modern nation-state model around the world and while it has been successful in some areas, it has been extremely unsuccessful in other areas, such as the Middle East or Central Africa.

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That was the British, as usual (yes they weren’t the only ones etc etc)

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Lol what? The UN did not draw these borders.

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The western powers drew Afghan borders not the UN. don’t downplay colonization

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The UN should go with a no state solution for Israel and Palestine. Laser em into oblivion.

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The majority of problems in the middle East and South Asia can be summed up as Europe being dicks when drawing border before leaving in order to maximize chaos and dissent.

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