The Curse of the Patriarchy
How the U.S. tried and failed to recreate Afghanistan in its own image.
Imagine, if you will, an unethical social and psychological experiment.
Picture a mountainous nation ravaged by war in the previous centuries, besieged by various interlopers and invaders from antiquity well into the modern age. A brutal totalitarian regime has kept the country trapped in a medieval serfdom and squalor…