Could US foreign policy be any more short-sighted or more ethically bankrupt? Locking themselves out of a trillion dollar market over $9 billion of stolen lucre.
Westerners like the Catholic Inquisition believe that the only path forward for humanity is our own path. I’m not sure what the West can offer to the world at this point besides selfishness and dysfunction.
The CIA and by extension the Pentagon have a full map at all times of what Taliban leaders say to one another when there is a cellphone anywhere within audio range.
After watching US imperialism in action close up for the last thirty years I shouldn’t be surprised or shocked by anything any more.