by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy, Sept. 28, 2018
September 30, 2018
We expect 17-year-olds to have learned a great deal starting from infancy, and yet full-grown adults have proven incapable of knowing anything about Afghanistan during the course of 17 years of U.S.-NATO war. Despite war famously being the means of Americans learning geography, few can even identify Afghanistan on a map. What else have we failed to learn?