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What is the gain there?
Originally posted by autowrench
War is a machine, a very hungry machine, and must be fed. It eats money, lot of it, and it is hungry. If the machine ever stops, the Defense Industry will go bust. Besides, Lithium, Gold, and Rubys have been found in Afghanistan....do you really think they want to leave?
Originally posted by Cassius666
Some make the claim that the money and support funnled to the taliban not only through the pakistani secret service, isnt something Amerca cant halp, but rather something pushed for and wanted by elements within America.
Why would some people in America have an interest in keeping the Taliban operational as an fighting force, so they can fight Americans in Afghanistan? What is the gain there?