The West played a crucial role handing Shi'ites the bulk of power in Iraq. The West played a crucial role supporting the Mujahadeen to overthrow the Russians in Afghanistan.
Will we end up regretting the former as much as the latter? Are both examples of a failure of strategic analysis?
Opportunity cost: A Fabian idea? - As part of the research for Economics in Two Lessons, I’m looking in to the history of some of the ideas I’m talking about, including Pareto optimality, ex...
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