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Old 08.02.2019, 16:17
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Re: Huawei China national security THREAT

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Ah ok, so aside from a little "toxic masculinity" the Taliban are basically just like any other government and Zubair is fine with that, and will most likely grow up to be one of them eventually. It's the evil US drones that strikes fear into his small, innocent heart.



Yes, I can see that, Taliban are there on the ground, his friends and family. The US is some bunch of strangers, speaking a different language, if he even sees them at all. Typical "us vs. them" stuff. Strange why the media paints a different picture, the picture of only a frightened child...
Well, lets just say that the picture the media paints about them has changed. When I was a kid did I watch a certain Rambo movie where Stallone fought with brave tribal warriors against the bad Russians…

In all honesty do I not think they changed or got any bit more evil than back then… but nowadays we bomb the crap out of them. So yes, I for one can understand the boy… for him are the US some foreign power which attacks for no apparent reason. And calling them all terrorists is a stretch of the definition.
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Old 08.02.2019, 16:35
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Re: Huawei China national security THREAT

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As long as you are happy to live in some fundamentalist state are they nothing to be afraid of. If Zubair was however female and still wanted to go to a school he would fear them...

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calling them all terrorists is a stretch of the definition.

...er, huh? I'm sure Bin Laden, Al Queda, ISIS, etc. would agree with you, but I have a little trouble understanding.
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Old 11.02.2019, 12:31
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Re: Huawei China national security threat

In US gov't nomenclature "Taliban" is used now instead of "terrorist Taliban".
How times change.
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