The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

Bacha bazi, also known as bacchá (from the Persian bacheh بچه‌, literally “playing with boys” in Persian, Pashto and Hindustani), is a form of sexual slavery and child prostitution in which prepubescent and adolescent boys are sold to wealthy or powerful men for entertainment and sexual activities. This business thrives in Afghanistan, where many men keep dancing boys as status symbols. The practice is illegal under Afghan law. But this Muslim predatory conduct in Afghanistan was enabled and sustained by the CIA as illustrated in the article, Assabiya Wins Every Time.

The reality is that America lost its war in Afghanistan more than a decade ago, roughly around the time when CIA officers began bribing aging warlords with Viagra. The Americans knew all about the young boys the tribal leaders kept in their camps; because the sex drug helped Afghan elders rape more boys more often, they were beholden to America’s clandestine service. Losing Afghanistan then is the least of it. When you choose to adopt a foreign cohort’s cultural habits, customs for which the elders of your own tribe would ostracize and perhaps kill you, you have lost your civilization.

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6:14 pm on August 20, 2021

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