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#94 - The Cold and Sobering Truth about Afghanistan with LTC Sargis Sangari USA (Ret.)

Today I had a cold and sobering truth explained to me via Lt Colonel (R) Sargis Sangari. We spoke at length on many topics related to the crisis in Afghanistan and how it affects the USA, our allies and the world at large. In our discussion:

The likely emergence of Afghanistan as a terrorist state.
Afghanistan and The Drug Trade
How an unstable Afghanistan affects Israel
Stories about Afghanistan that the media is suppressing
Israel's relationship with the United States under Biden vs under Trump
What will Israel do in the era of a weaker America?
How will the world operate if China dominates over America?
And so much more...

Lt Colonel (R) Sargis Sangari was born and raised in Iran. He is U.S. Army Retired. A bit more about him:

CEO and Founder, Near East Center for Strategic Engagement
Retired US Army Colonel who saw extensive combat in the Middle East as a Special Operations Forces soldier.
Expertise in Middle East Military Strategies

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