The House of David

"dawnbreak in the west"

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Boulder JLF, day two

I attended the festival again. I had the terlit-hobo do the updates in that book thread.

To circle back to that last talk, on Dalrymple's Return of a King, I could not help but compare the British debacle in Afghanistan with the Jaysh al-Fana' in then-called Zabulistan. So, between the two, I came up with a handy chart of when not to invade Afghanistan:

  • In winter,
  • Any other time of the year.

I hope that this chart proves useful to future adventurers in that land.

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