You cannot assume that some bunch of lunatics are going to stay on your side just because you’ve given them a bunch of weapons; and betting they are not going to turn those weapons on their previous sponsors is probably not a good bet.

That precisely explains the thought patterns of most of the Afgan warlords of the period. With the exception of one maybe two who were driven by religion, the rest were always trying to stay on the side that gave them the most chance of coming out on top.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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