[ExI] extropy-chat Digest, Vol 215, Issue 40

Henry Rivera hrivera at alumni.virginia.edu
Mon Aug 30 16:52:59 UTC 2021

Indeed Dave. This article spells out the futility of the Afghanistan mission well. 


> On Aug 30, 2021, at 12:24 PM, Dave Sill via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 12:20 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> China and the rest of the world have just witnessed an astonishing display of the weakness of US military will and might.
> If you're referring to the Afghanistan pull-out, I don't think it's a display of weakness to realize you're in a war you aren't prepared to win. And I support the pull-out. I just wish it had been handled better.
> I don't think anyone really doubts our might: we have the numbers. But our ability to commit, thankfully, has demonstrably been lacking for several decades. 
> -Dave
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