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Tag: nation building
  • Alexander, the Pirate, and the American Empire

    During the conquest of Alexander the Great, he and his mighty army came across a lone pirate and captured him. Alexander personally confronted the pirate and asked him, “What wickedness drives you to harass the entire sea with your single ship?” The pirate looked up at Alexander and said, “The same wickedness that impels you …

  • No strategy will win in Afghanistan

    If the goal of the war is to pacify Afghanistan, it is a war that will never end. Afghanistan has always been a violent and turbulent area which has led it to become a failed state.  Counter-terrorism relies on bombing and strategically killing all terrorists in Afghanistan. This is another impossible task. The Taliban and …