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Poll: Should US apologize for financing radicalization of Afghan children in 1970s-80s?

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Poll: Should US apologize for financing radicalization of Afghan children in 1970s-80s?

Or that was the right thing to do at the time to fight Russians in a proxy war without risking lives of our own men in a direct war with Russia to contain spread of communism?





Afghanistan of 2017

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, a 2014 National Geographic Explorer, wants to bring an end to the “bacha posh” tradition in Afghanistan.

The Hidden Girls of Afghanistan In Afghanistan, a mother explains why she dresses her 9-year old daughter as a boy.


By Casey Smith
PUBLISHED June 19, 2017

As a child, Basij-Rasikh dressed as a boy to walk to school in Taliban-held Afghanistan where no schools existed for girls. The practice is known as “bacha posh”—the literal translation from Dari is used to describe a girl “dressed like a boy” in Afghanistan. (Read “Afghan Woman Who Once Went to School in Disguise opens Boarding School for Girls”)

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2...-basij-rasikh/






1980s, Reagan's MAGA era


USA prints extremist textbooks to radicalize Afghan children



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Afghanistan in 1970s, before US radicalization intervention
















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