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Originally posted by SLAYER69
Understand whats happening.
Pakistan is a known Taliban hideout during the winter months from their fight in Afghanistan that's why there is the new big Pakistani push being assembled. This is also why McCrystal is asking for more troops. Once the Pakistanis push them out of their safe haven they will flood back into Afghanistan.
Originally posted by Jacob08Yep at this point we are just sending young kids to die for nothing. The best that can be done in a country like Afganistan is to disrupt the more dangerous elements using highly trained SAS troops and work with the lesser evil locals (anyone who isn't al qaeda).
Originally posted by aravoth
Please do not criticize Lord Obama. He wants peace, he believes in hope, which is why he won the Nobel.
Originally posted by 4ortunate1I don't consider this to be a real war and we are trying to fight ideas with bullets.
Originally posted by Laurauk
Why is it the US that is sending more troops, why is it none of the other NATO countries aresending more troops. Seems to me the US is having to carry the burden once more.