How the Kabul airport events reveal the limited impact of the campaign

Imagine yourself feeling safer in the wheels or the sides of a plane about to take off!
Imagine the rivalry between you and your threat! The enormity of the crimes (to be) committed by both sides.

As the days went by -and my sentiment subsided- I realized that I had missed an obvious, undisputed fact:
In a city of more than 4 million, less than 10,000 local (0.25%) supporters of the “old regime” opted to leave the city with the allies! If you consider that many were there with their…