American Exceptionalism Makes Us Think We’d Never Face the Violent Unrest of Other Countries. We Shouldn’t Feel So Confident.

Published Nov 01 2020 at 9:01 PM GMT
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jabbar of the Afghan Commandos was good at chess.
  • Like his namesake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played for the LA Lakers, he was also exceedingly tall and stood out in a crowd.
  • In 2008, I served as his combat advisor and on several occasions the two of us had to travel across Afghanistan together….



  • Published Nov 1, 2020 9:01 PM GMT