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Afghan policewoman
kills US adviser in Kabul

Associated Press, by Denis D. Gray

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/24/2012 2:06:31 PM

Kabul, Afghanistan - An Afghan policewoman walked into a high-security compound in Kabul Monday and killed an American contractor with a single bullet to the chest, the first such shooting by a woman in a spate of insider attacks by Afghans against their foreign allies. Afghan officials who provided details identified the attacker as police Sgt. Nargas, a mother of four with a clean record. The shooting was outside the police headquarters in a walled compound which houses the governor´s office, courts and a prison in the heart of the capital. A police official said she was able to enter

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This is not only shocking to US, but to Afghans. How could the Taliban get to a mother of four?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 12/24/2012 2:18:48 PM     (No. 9082229)

"How could the Taliban get to a mother of four?"

That question looks to me like it answers itself with four answers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/24/2012 2:59:45 PM     (No. 9082268)

Hmmm. And we are in this armpit of a country because.....?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jrmax13, 12/24/2012 3:02:07 PM     (No. 9082270)

So our troops have been there since Oct. 7, 2001. Wow! That´s a long time.
A lot of blood and treasure have been wasted in that hellhole.
Time to bring the troops home.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/24/2012 3:21:22 PM     (No. 9082286)

Islam is peace.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: scrubber, 12/24/2012 3:26:23 PM     (No. 9082296)

My baby girl, in the Army National Guard Engineers, is scheduled to go there next year. I sincerely hope this crap is all over by then. Like right now. This minute.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 12/24/2012 3:53:10 PM     (No. 9082325)

Get us out now. For a couple of years I thought we might make a decent sort of democracy there.

No longer. These savages cannot instill a democracy nor could they maintain it if given one.. What´s more they don´t deserve one. Let´s leave them to their violence, their tribalism, their misogyny and other perversions. The whole country isn´t worth one more American life.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/24/2012 4:29:28 PM     (No. 9082342)

I can´t figure why they are still there.

@5 my DH was in 35th Engr. Battalion at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis for many years. I pray your daughter doesn´t have to go.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NYBruin, 12/24/2012 5:25:27 PM     (No. 9082376)

Hillary will be thriled at this step towards equality for Afghan women! /s

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pensom2, 12/24/2012 5:31:14 PM     (No. 9082382)

This is a backward country struggling to advance itself from the Seventh to the Eighth Century. Tribalism is the predominant form of government. Females aren´t even considered worthy of a grade school education. Most men are semi-literate. Yet the USA waltzes in, takes over, and appoints females to positions in the police. And we expect these crazy, backward, misogynist Afghan moslems to take us seriously?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jorgecito, 12/24/2012 5:51:43 PM     (No. 9082392)

Let´s not forget Obama´s role in this.

During the ´08 campaign, Obama proclaimed that Iraq was the "bad war," and Afghanistan the "good war."

Once he became CIC, Obama sabotaged our hard-won peace in Iraq, while ordering a surge in Afghanistan ... but he instantly neutralized the surge by announcing a definite pullout date.

Now, how would you behave, if you were an Afghan citizen who was cooperating with the Americans -- but then the American president announced that your protectors would soon withdraw, and leave your family at the mercy of the Taliban? Answer: You might just join the Taliban.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: fayebeck, 12/24/2012 6:03:34 PM     (No. 9082408)

Why is the POS still alive?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: harper, 12/24/2012 7:13:02 PM     (No. 9082481)

We either should be there for the long haul or never be there at all. Pandering to the Democrat´s obsession with an end date is to capitulate in advance. Every life lost and dollar spent there now is a waste.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/24/2012 7:15:03 PM     (No. 9082482)

How about we bring all of our troops home and station them in our schools?

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