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Frozen conflicts and forever wars — John Quiggin

The chaotic scenes now playing out as the Taliban take over Afghanistan have unsurprisingly drawn comparisons to the collapse of the South Vietnamese government in 1975. But there have been many similar instances, though most were a little slower: the end of Indonesian rule in East Timor (now Timor L’Este), the French withdrawal from Algeria,…

Frozen conflicts and forever wars — John Quiggin

August 17, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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