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Originally posted by SLAYER69
Well we have an answer.
US sending up to 45,000 more troops to afghanistan
[edit on 14-10-2009 by SLAYER69]
As has been said before, Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires. No one wins in Afghanistan, it's littered with the bleached white bones of every foreign invader of many nationalities that entered its wild territory!
No one wins in Afghanistan, it's littered with the bleached white bones of every foreign invader of many nationalities that entered its wild territory!
Although what you state puts the odds against us, even you must admit that there is always a first time. Time will tell.
Originally posted by jam321
reply to post by PrisonerOfSociety
Yes, people profit from wars. People profit from peace as well.
As far as the article you gave me, it mentioned nothing about extending the pipeline toward the US.
Mr Obama said there would be a "proven, cost-effective" system using land- and sea-based interceptors
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.