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McChrystal: More U.S. Troops May Not Prevent Afghanistan From Falling to Terror Haven Rampant government corruption might derail the war in Afghanistan even if as many as 80,000 additional U.S. troops were sent, officials say the top military commander there has concluded
Falling back then later paying for the same real estate again is a poor way to attempt a win.
Whether we should or shouldn't be there is politics - the matter is that good men are fighting on the ground and deserve support from my nation at least.
Originally posted by dooper
I saw our general's plan to pull back from the more remote areas to concentrate on protecting the more populated areas, and hope the Brits jump in there to fight this dumbass strategy.
If you're going on a bug hunt, you gotta go where the bugs are.
If you let them come to you, you already lost.
You have just accorded them freedom of movement while sacrificing your own.
If you do not know when or where the battles are going to be fought, then how can you hope to win?
His "winning hearts and minds" only work when you have them by the testes.
Alesia. The Alamo.
Dumb, dumb, dumb.