Because somebody has to say this stuff.
One may be quick to blame Western Civilization, but barbarity occurred throughout Eastern Civilizations as well. The collapse of the Roman Empire was hastened by attacks from Asiatic tribes, and the Mongols routinely enslaved the vanquished. The morality of one culture or country ransacking another wasn’t really addressed until after World War II, which only occurred at great American expense.
Things are falling apart, the center cannot hold, and anarchy will be loosed upon the world. They have planted seeds of discontent and will reap a whirlwind of unintended consequences. A malevolent darkness envelopes our world. I am haunted by the possible dire outcomes of this Fourth Turning. We can’t let the sociopaths destroy our world.
At what point does a presidential order that results in the leaving behind enemy lines thousands of US citizens, untold numbers of Afghani translators who were promised protection for their service to the U.S. military, and $85 billion in U.S. equipment, weapons, ammunition, Humvees, and aircraft, become an unlawful order?