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Not One Afghan Army Unit Was Able to Operate Independent of U.S.-Led Coalition Forces as of Sept. 20

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posted on Feb, 3 2011 @ 02:34 AM
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Not one Afghan army unit was able to operate independent of U.S.-led coalition troops as of September 2010, according to assessments by NATO’s international force highlighted in a government report.

Nevertheless, in his State of the Union Address, President Obama maintained that U.S. troops will begin withdrawing in July 2011. The president has also endorsed having Afghan forces take the lead on security tasks by the end of 2014 with the U.S. maintaining an enduring relationship with Afghanistan beyond that point.




Smoke wafts from a U.S. vehicle after it took enemy fire during a patrol near the Pakistan border in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010.

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posted on Feb, 3 2011 @ 02:38 AM
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Why? Why hasn't the Afghan National Army been able to competently operate independently without U.S. or NATO support? Obama's Afghanization policy somewhat resembles Nixon's Vietnamization policy four decades prior, on paper, but in practice, it has started to fail.

The globalist elite want to remain in Afghanistan for the foreseeable years to come, in order to complete their prized oil pipeline and heroin cultivation programs.

What do you think?

Afghanistan is definitely Vietnam II.






posted on Feb, 3 2011 @ 03:05 AM
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Afghanistan is Afghanistan. Iraq was Vietnam II, but Afghanistan is its very own monster; We'll compare future wars to it in the same way we're comparing it to Vietnam now.

The reason the Afghanistan National Army is failing, is because it has no reason for existing. The point of any army is to protect its nation; there is no nation named Afghanistan. Oh, there's a space on the map with "Afghanistan" written inside it, but that's not a real country. That space of territory is actually numerous Balkanized tribal territories, sprinkled with a few "Government" outposts, relics of the era before the Soviet invasion in 1978.

There is no Afghanistan, ergo the Afghan Army is without function or purpose. All they are are hired guns for American interests; they know it, and they dislike it, so they perform poorly.

We're stuck there because the people who run the military in America have a bad habit of beating dead horses; It's not a global elite plot about oil or opium. It's plain and simple hubris on the part of the military brass of a country that has mythologized itself as "undefeated."
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posted on Feb, 3 2011 @ 03:13 AM
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I think we keep killing our sons and daughters so that we have cheap goods to buy in our airconditioned malls where we ride around on our scooters because we are getting too fat and old to walk.
The plan is for our troops to be stationed there permanently as a tour of duty like japan or korea.
There is not gonna be a total withdrwl any time soon.
There is so much more to afghanistan than the oillines and the poppies,though they are prizes worth the taking.
Minerals and rare earths, iron, nickle, and other valuable commodities are all gonna be part of the package.
There is the largest mountain of iron ore in the world in afghanistan, and it is near pure.
The chinese have moved right in on this resource.
but much is still up for grabs from the corrupt goverment.



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