Wargame themed cartoon on the latest Afghanistan debacle

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Wargame themed cartoon on the latest Afghanistan debacle

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Here is a link to wargame themed cartoon on the latest Afghanistan debacle, which I was going to post on the Chain of Command 'Fighting Season' discussion, but I decided to post it here, because it is about the historical setting rather than the (still unpublished and possibly never to be published) wargames rules.
https://www.spectator.co.uk/illustratio ... art-again-

Risk: Afghanistan Edition.
Rules: ‘Play for 30 years. Give up. Reset all pieces to original positions. Start again.’
The Spectator 10 Sep 2021.

I've never played Risk, but I've heard bad reports. More positively, I've heard good reports about 'A Distant Plain' from the COIN series of boardgames by Volko Ruhnke:
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/127 ... tant-plain

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A Distant Plain is very good, as are most of the COIN series of games.
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