The Afghanistan Meltdown Proves Vietnam Taught Us Nothing
Today’s Afghanistan Meltdown – just like the Vietnam War before it, is a lesson that America must have learned nothing from. This country has been at war for over sixteen years now and all of our efforts are in vain as things continue to decline there with no end in sight.
Today’s Afghanistan meltdown – just like the Vietnam War before it, is a lesson that America must have learned nothing from. Since this country has been involved waging war across multiple countries since 2001 (and 2003), then clearly we haven’t taken any lessons away or even tried to learn anything about what makes insurgencies rise up against us so strongly every time around without fail! Then again, maybe these wars are not meant to be won by military might after all
We’ve learned nothing from Vietnam. The Afghanistan Meltdown Proves it.
The lessons of the United States’ defeat in Vietnam, which culminated with Saigon’s collapse forty years ago on April 30th, are clear: America should not try to dominate foreign countries and their political systems; wars like that one can be won only by an army willing to fight for a popular government against its enemies within as well as without; if Washington is bent on intervention then Americans must trust those who know most about local politics—the native inhabitants themselves—to decide what kind of help they require so long as American aid is given unconditionally…