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« on: June 16, 2012, 01:53:24 am »
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Would you have supported funding the Taliban, or preferred the existing communist-backed regime?
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 01:54:49 am »
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Emigration/neither. (sane)
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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2012, 02:30:24 am »
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There was not a Taliban then, and even within the Muj community at the time there was thousands of conflicts.  I dont get the relentless need for bifurcation.

All choices are bad, but Massoud early and throughout.
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 03:47:05 am »
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I would be a strong supporter of the Communists at the time. In retrospect: gun to the head.
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2012, 04:37:34 am »
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Are we talking as if we were Afghans?  Or just alive at the time and distantly picking a side to root for?  If it's the former, probably on the side of the Commies...but how my interactions with them went could change that.  If it's the latter, then the "rebels".
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« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2012, 05:50:08 am »
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There was not a Taliban then, and even within the Muj community at the time there was thousands of conflicts.  I dont get the relentless need for bifurcation.

All choices are bad, but Massoud early and throughout.

This is a good answer.
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2012, 08:17:36 am »
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Emigration/neither. (sane)
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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2012, 08:27:43 am »
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Communists - by far the best government Afghanistan ever had, which is depressing in itself.
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« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2012, 08:29:06 am »
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That depends on just too many variables.
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« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2012, 10:01:38 am »
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Yeah, this.
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« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2012, 06:15:29 pm »
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Emigration/neither. (sane)
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« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2012, 09:53:23 pm »
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Communists.
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« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2012, 01:06:31 am »
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Communists, I wouldn't want as many conscripts from Russia to die.
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« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2012, 11:52:56 am »
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Snowstalker agreeing with Wormy?! Shocked
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« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2012, 04:35:25 pm »
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PDPA-Khalq seems like a sensible answer.
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« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2012, 08:35:34 pm »
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The Mujaheddin.
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