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    The AtlanticIan Fritz8/19/2111 min
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    The Atlantic
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScribe
      8 months ago

      Wow. Required reading. Heavy, sharp, thoughtful and thought-provoking.

      First person perspectives are extremely valuable. To me, this is worth 100x more than anything that any politician has to say.

      I love to see this kind of stuff on Readup and I want to help elevate it to AOTD.

      Please read and share widely. Nice scout @monstertuck

    • monstertuck9 months ago

      Interesting perspective from someone that truly minimized how difficult his job must have been. It is interesting to hear how determined the Taliban were/are.

      • thorgalle
        ScoutScribe
        8 months ago

        Interesting scout, also disturbing, because of the way the killing is so casually covered. This relentless conviction, the “self-fulfilling prophecy” makes the fanaticism so scary. It must take amazing mental strength to stay sane during and after such an enduring war…

    • Florian8 months ago

      No sales meeting, movie set, or locker room has ever seen the level of hyper-enthusiastic preparation that the Taliban demonstrated before, during, and after every battle

      I had no idea...