A song about the U.S. war in Afghanistan. It should be noted that this by no means a "pro Taliban" song. There are many faces of resistance to the U.S. in Afghanistan, and there are many who fight who are not aligned in anyway with unjust and sectarian groups like the Talian or Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. There is an Afghan proverb "You may have the watches, but we have the time".

Soldier's got the watches
Farmer's got the time
Soldier's got the capital
Farmer's got the countryside

What you got?
You're pretty far from home here
What you got?
You're all alone here

Soldier's got the helicopter
Farmer's got the RPG
Soldier's got the propaganda
Farmer's got the popularity

And the ghosts of Brits, and the ghosts of Russians
They haunt your dreams don't they?
This has happened before
It went the same way


Lyrics submitted by rottenzuko

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