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East Vs. West

March 2024
1min read

Hanson’s article lost all credibility in the fourth paragraph with that fantastic list of America’s magnanimous acts of salvation, beginning with ”. . . but we also saved the Afghanis from communism.” To anyone aware of the consequences of our efforts to embarrass Russia in Afghanistan, this statement is the equivalent of saying that Europeans saved millions of Native Americans from paganism (via smallpox) and tens of millions of Africans from nonproductive lives (via ocean voyages and employment in the making of sugar).

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