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Afghanistan: Foreign troops
should leave villages

Associated Press, by Rahim Faiez

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/15/2012 2:57:22 PM

Kabul, Afghanistan - Afghanistan´s president said Saturday that the U.S. and NATO troops transferring security to local forces should leave the country´s villages as soon as possible and pull back to their bases. (Snip) International forces have been fighting for more than a decade against the Taliban and other militants who allowed al-Qaida to operate in Afghanistan and plot the 9/11 attacks. Karzai has long stressed that terrorism is not rooted in Afghan villages, but resides in other sanctuaries outside the country — a veiled reference to neighboring Pakistan. "From our vision, the fight against terrorism is

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This is yet another heart breaker for the men and women who have served there so valiantly and those of US who support our Military´s Mission from the beginning. If we had a strong pResident, willing Congress and Secretary of Defense, most of al Qaeda could have been destroyed and without the use of mostly drone aircraft. Of course, destroying the Taliban´s annual money maker poppy fields [rarely mentioned] would have been a great start.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dipi, 12/15/2012 3:17:40 PM     (No. 9067835)

Foreign troops should get out of Afghanistan now before any more troops are killed or maimed for naught since the Taliban are just bidding their time to take over the country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 12/15/2012 3:38:50 PM     (No. 9067859)

Get out now! Leave them to their own devices. Not one more Marine or soldier killed!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/15/2012 3:39:37 PM     (No. 9067860)

The best bet is for US and NATO troops to leave Afghanistan ASAP.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 12/15/2012 4:00:08 PM     (No. 9067883)

Agreed. Leave. Now.
Take the fight, the real fight, to the enemy. The enemy isIslam, wherever found.
Islam delenda est.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/15/2012 8:14:10 PM     (No. 9068195)

Anyone know why Obozo just deployed 4,000 troops back to Iraq?

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