* MUSTREAD. @pseudoerasmus thread on the history of the Taliban.
* Steve Sailer on Pashtun proverbs.
* Erik D’Amato: 20 Hungarian Lessons the West Is Still Missing
* Noah Carl: Observations on Afghanistan
* Lyman Key thread on Chinese TFR. We still don’t really know what’s going on there.
* MUSTREAD. Philip Lemoine: Why COVID-19 Is Here to Stay, and Why You Shouldn’t Worry About It
* Unsurprising, but yes, Corona mortality in Belarus was much higher than officially stated.
* @saucerused asks, did Trotsky have second thoughts by 1939?