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Afghanistan: The Gateway Drug for Three Administrations


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Afghanistan: The Gateway Drug for Three Administrations

Tom Engelhardt

The geopolitics of nailing down the oil heartlands of the planet.

"Afghanistan is not just the longest war in American history but possibly the longest opium war in anyone’s history."

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I heard way back when that Nixon and Kissinger were responsible for arranging that the Soviets would go into Afg, and get worn down. And we would heroically drive them out. More than three administrations. And I remember in Rudyard Kipling’s …