wtorek, 11 grudnia 2012

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** History is once again repeating itself in Afghanistan.**

"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."

Noted historian and writer William Dalrymple has said the situation in Afghanistan now and during the first Afghan war in 1840s has striking similarities.

Delivering a lecture after the launch of his new book Return of a King at the University of Hyderabad on Monday, he said the first Afghan war was a tale of violent rebellion by the Afghans, of great military humiliation by the British and other political intrigues. The West's first disastrous entanglement in Afghanistan has clear and relevant parallels with the current deepening crisis, Dalrymple said adding: "There are extraordinary similarities between what Nato forces are facing in cities like Kabul and Kandhahar today and what the British forces faced in 1840s fighting the very same tribes..."
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