The libtard SJW snowflake-indoctrinating college that disagrees with Trump’s Soviet-Afghan war history

by Joey deVilla on January 4, 2019

Even the Wall Street Journal — owned by the same people as FOX News — thinks Trump’s Afghan history is “cracked”. Click the photo to read the story.

Trump’s statement that the Soviets invaded Afghanistan to fight terrorism is vastly different from this essay published by one of the United States’ leading colleges.

Here’s the first paragraph from that essay:

A country rarely fights the same war twice in one generation, especially from opposite sides. Yet that in many ways describes the U.S. role in Afghanistan today. In the 1980s, the Central Intelligence Agency, working from a safe haven in Pakistan, engineered the largest covert operation in its history to help defeat the Soviet 40th Red Army in Afghanistan. Today, the United States is fighting a Taliban-led insurgency in Afghanistan that operates from a safe haven in Pakistan. Many suggest that the outcome will be the same for the United States as it was for the Soviet Union—ultimate defeat at the hands of the insurgency.

This is the kind of claptrap that you’d expect from an academic institution — the kind where they’re indoctrinating our fine young people into snowflake social justice warrior libtards. “Where’d you find this garbage,” you ask?

It turns out that the institution in question is the United States Military Academy, which you might know better through its colloquial name: West Point.

The excerpt above is from their Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) site, which reprinted an article titled Comparing the U.S. and Soviet Experiences in Afghanistan, originally published in May 2009 in their regular magazine, the CTC Sentinel.

Here’s what Trump had to say about the Soviet-Afghan conflict:

“Russia used to be the Soviet Union. Afghanistan made it Russia because they went bankrupt fighting in Afghanistan. Russia. So you take a look at other countries. Pakistan is there. They should be fighting.”

“But Russia should be fighting. The reason Russia was in, in Afghanistan was because terrorists were going into Russia. They were right to be there. The problem is it was a tough fight. And literally they went bankrupt. They went into being called Russia again as opposed to the Soviet Union.”

And here’s what the West Point essay, Comparing the U.S. and Soviet Experiences in Afghanistan, has to say in its third paragraph, in a section titled Goals and Objectives:

It is now understood that Moscow blundered into Afghanistan with little appreciation of the difficulties it would face. Its goal was to shore up a communist regime that was on the edge of collapse in the face of a national uprising. The Soviet leadership wanted an Afghanistan that would be similar to other Soviet satellite states and under virtual Soviet imperial rule with only the façade of independence. The Soviets may also have had ambitions to use Afghanistan as a base to project authority further south.

From the point of view of the United States, the Afghans weren’t terrorists, but freedom fighters. The essay said so in its first paragraph (see the top of this article) — they were assisted covertly by the CIA.

The Great Communicator, Ronald Reagan, was all for the Afghan freedom fighters. If you don’t believe me, believe this video, in which he dedicated the 1982 launch of the space shuttle Columbia to them:

Is it me, or is the Afghan kid with the gun at the start of video saying “Durka durka durka”, just like in Team America: World Police?

And if you find history lessons boring, you can always learn a dramatized verson of it by renting the 2007 Tom Hanks film, Charlie Wilson’s War, on Amazon Prime:

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