This pic convinced Trump to keep US troops in Afghanistan

This pic convinced Trump to keep US troops in Afghanistan, by Mark Moore.

Kabul, 1972.

McMaster showed the president [the picture] to persuade him that Western culture had once thrived in Afghanistan and could again …

Miniskirts were replaced by full-body burqas in the mid-1990s, when the Taliban took over Afghanistan and banned Western clothing.

A world vanished under resurgent Islam from the seventh century:

hat-tip Matthew