Afghanistan, A Twofold Kingdom, Serpents, And Doves

The disastrous American withdrawal from Afghanistan has created a multifaceted crisis. A savage regime has retaken control of Afghanistan and bodies of innocent civilians and American allies are already strewn across the streets. This is the Taliban is showing a modicum of restraint as they wait for the world’s television cameras to lose interest and they can begin executing their reprisals in earnest. Doubtless they are quaking in their new boots (courtesy of the Afghan National Army and the US taxpayer) at the finger wagging coming from the US State Department.  Most Americans seem to want America out of Afghanistan but few Americans want what has transpired over the last few days across Afghanistan. Continue reading →