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If the Afghan people don't want the Americans there...then why did they allow their land to be used to attack us? Surely they should have known there would be a heavy price to pay. Surely they should know we aren't leaving until the men we came to kill are verifiably dead.
On 21 September 2001, the Taliban responded that if the United States could bring evidence that bin Laden was guilty, they would hand him over, stating there was no evidence in their possession linking him to the 11 September attacks.
This counter offer was immediately rejected by the U.S. as insufficient.
Surely the Afghan people are aware of all these Truths I write. They do realize that the Americans can field an Army in your country indefinately...as our economy supports such adventures. We've been in Japan for 64 years and South Korea 58.
As far as your assertions of an occupation....that is Fiction...no such arrangement exists at least from our point of view. Did the Taliban tell the Afghan people that as well. We are in the country lawfully; doesn't Tamerlane own Kabul or something?
At least give the young ones a chance at having a decent life man. Don't send all of your children off to die as a result of your lies.
Originally posted by IDK88
The Taliban and Al Qaeda were playing the big game and they are losing...they gave up Afghanistan willingly, all part of their "master" plan...they had hoped this whole thing was gonna be over back in 2005. Ask Zawahiri, he never thought it would last this long...in the summer of 2005 he had hoped for an event similar to something that went down in Vietnam...but it didn't happen.
I've read their holy books and their sacred literature...I know exacatly what it is that they need and what they are waiting for. No military solution is not just a problem for one side, but for both. America leaving would just mean the Taliban would be responsible for cleaning up a bombed out sh1thole called Kabul, with no international assistance and no money of their own and the poppy crop won't even be close to being enough.
So when you guys get through trying to convince people that you know how much money and wealth America has or that the Taliban's current strategic position is desirable or a part of their plan...lets just get back to this war.
FYI...what is it that the Taliban and Al Qaeda and/or the global terror movement NEED for their Jihad to be successful...?
They need to gain control over just a single special household and they are not even close.
That's what they've been doing for the last 20 years and are worse off now than at any time in History....Don't believe me? You should ask somebody.
I am telling you that the Taliban is finished, caput,
The West is indirectly funding the insurgency in Afghanistan thanks to a system of payoffs to Taleban commanders who charge protection money to allow convoys of military supplies to reach Nato bases in the south of the country.
KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- August has become the deadliest month for the U.S. military in Afghanistan since the U.S. invasion after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Our differences are not based on opinion...you repeat polical rhetoric and I am telling you that the Taliban is finished, caput, and everyone that listens to them is going to come into violent contact with something they don't have to. The Taliban is not prepared to take over governance of Afghanistan and even if they did...it would fail. I am saying that what the Afghan people want or do not want is not relevent to the discussion concerning what is happening in their country.