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'Short of Ideal' in Afghanistan
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Obama: U.S. Accomplishments
'Short of Ideal' in Afghanistan

Breitbart´s Big Peace, by AWR Hawkins

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/12/2013 2:02:56 PM

In Jan. 11 comments made with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President Obama said the U.S. has "[fallen] short of ideal" in Afghanistan. Moreover, although he took the time to recognize "our extraordinary military, intelligence, and diplomatic teams," Obama made it clear that in his opinion we have not "achieved everything that some might have imagined us achieving in the best of scenarios." Fortunately, at least he thinks "we are in the process of achieving [our] goal" in Afghanistan--we´re just not there yet.

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For a "man" who was sworn to protect US, 0bama sure hates our Military...that keeps him safe.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: scribe35, 1/12/2013 2:17:23 PM     (No. 9112894)

Has Obama ever stated what our goals are? I cannot remember any such statement.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/12/2013 2:22:45 PM     (No. 9112906)

Karzai will be one of the Talibans biggest targets once the US leaves for cooperating with the great astan. He needs to start looking for an exile country. Cuba´s nice this time of year.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 1/12/2013 2:34:39 PM     (No. 9112924)

Has the piece of &**&( in the White House EVER been proud of our military or our country?
How I detest this kenyan idiot boy that is destroying America.........

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 1/12/2013 2:44:45 PM     (No. 9112945)

The phrasing sounds eerily familiar:
"the war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan´s advantage..."
- Emperor Hirohito, 14 August 1945
The short story is that we won the war under Bush and then surrendered under Obama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/12/2013 2:51:53 PM     (No. 9112956)

With authority goes responsibility. Who was driving ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/12/2013 3:01:29 PM     (No. 9112970)

When Obama says that US accomplishments are "short of ideal" in Afghanistan he is really talking about his leadership.

Since Obama has failed to come up with a strategy tough enough to win the military conflict in Afghanistan, the best thing is for him and the USA to bug out of there as soon as possible, and quit sacrificing the lives of American service members for nothing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/12/2013 3:40:06 PM     (No. 9113034)

Well, Stinky, let me expand on that. YOUR accomplisihments since you occupied our White House are "short of ideal."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 1/12/2013 3:46:19 PM     (No. 9113046)

This CINC is the biggest POS of my lifetime, and that includes LBJ and Jimmah.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 1/12/2013 4:30:56 PM     (No. 9113103)

Obama always says he won´t make any decisions until he consults with his commanders in the field. Then he goes against their advice thinking he knows best. Which explains why we are where we are today.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: edgar, 1/12/2013 4:48:09 PM     (No. 9113126)

The last thing I remember being covered on Afghanistan was implementing "The Surge" replicating the successful strategy used in Iraq. Did it work?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: neanderthal, 1/12/2013 5:10:06 PM     (No. 9113155)

The whole county should have been turned to glass in 2002. Yeah, sort of short of ideal.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 1/12/2013 8:48:42 PM     (No. 9113332)

Ideal for me would have been to go in there like Genghis Kahn leaving a clear message that they did not want us to ever come back and then tell them that if any of them ever show up in our country or attack any of us ever again we will be back.
That would have been ideal for me short of that it should have been retaliation and withdrawal. Pouring lives and treasure into that cesspool was another failure by our leaders. And once again our military was magnificent under horrible condition - lousy leaders. Too bad we cannot elect the leaders they deserve. Now that would be ideal.

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