Rabbi Ed is a very smart, provocative thinker and regular guest scholar at our congregation. I find these comments provocative, insightful and worthy of serious consideration. Other times, he is also a VERY funny guy!
The good news is that for all the wealth and firepower of the US and a decades worth of bribes, Afghanistan a small, ever- invaded land has definitely not surrendered. These are the people and this is the spirit Ronald Reagan so admired back in the 1980’s.