Apocalypse Mao?

The official Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece, the People's Daily, among others in China, have suggested that the Taliban have seized power in Afghanistan using the military tactics of PRC founder Mao Zedong, who recommended "surrounding the cities from the countryside." But some netizens discussing the dramatic scenes in Kabul focused on the fear, repression and destruction wrought on their societies by the Taliban in the 1990s and Mao's Communists some four decades earlier.
2021.08.18
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Apocalypse Mao? Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
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