Clichés about Afghanistan as graveyard of empires abound. 1978-2021 flattened to endless war. But, as Chartbook#29 shows this is VERY misleading. Soviet-Afghan war is the Urtrauma = Ostfront-style shock. Violence of era of US intervention quite different.
The caption for The End of the War stated that it was the last record of artillery activity at the American front, and that the image issued from an American sound ranging apparatus.
EUROPE TRAVELER: Across Europe, monuments, military infrastructure and cold war relics have been given a second life as travel destinations, often with interesting consequences.
Today Trump declared war on the people of the United States, threatening states that if the did not request federal troops in their states, the troops would be deployed forcibly. That’s illegal, and it would invoke a civil war.
Italy has banned weddings and funerals for 16 million people. Japan has closed schools for a month. France and Iraq have banned public gatherings. The U.N. has canceled all physical meetings to address climate change. Americans are uncertain what to do about Coachella.