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The Afghan War’s Last Chapter?
New York Times, by Editorial

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/11/2013 10:41:01 PM

President Obama said on Friday that the United States is moving toward a “responsible end” to the war in Afghanistan that has lasted for 12 years. (Snip) He also applauded an agreement to turn over control of prisons that house terrorism suspects from the United States to Afghanistan. Mr. Karzai said that these steps, which the Afghans consider important to regaining full sovereignty over their country, would enable him to support a demand by the Obama administration that all American troops remaining in the country after 2014 be granted immunity from prosecution under Afghan law.

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So, what we have negotiated by 0bama, after 12 years of our blood, sweat, and tears in Afghanistan, is to accede to the wishes of Karzai for a "promise" that our troops won´t later face prosecution under Afghan law, a truly lawless nation, especially when we leave.

There is no doubt in my mind that 0bama, and whoever is encouraging him, is out to destroy our country. And, the next four years have not started...yet. Can we truly survive this onslaught from within?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 1/11/2013 10:57:20 PM     (No. 9111861)

Yes, OP, we can. We may have to let this ugly virus run its course however, because I am not sure there is a drug out there to stop it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/11/2013 11:44:59 PM     (No. 9111898)

Wait a minute, this was the good war. Iraq was the war he would never have started. So Bush achieves victory and he can´t even negotiate immunity for our troops until he can cut and run?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 1/11/2013 11:54:03 PM     (No. 9111905)

One sock puppet, talking to another. One wasted war, many wasted lives, and AQ is going to get all their imprisoned fighters out to attack our retreat/defeat. Their rules of engagement kills our troopts on sight, Obama´s require us to take bullets, but not shoot back if there are civilians about. Just like those sneaky muslims to set up attacks we can´t respond to, and booby trap children to get to us.
Reagan Doctrine: We win, they lose. Patriot
Obama Doctrine: They win, we lose. Traitor, clever as Satan.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: veritas, 1/12/2013 12:07:38 AM     (No. 9111920)

It´s not like there are no precedents for a US Administration refusing to fight a war. Maybe we should do some surveys before we repeat it in Afghanistan?

Ask the North Koreans how the last 55-plus years have been.

Ask a huge bunch of people from the countries in Indo-China how things wen-- What? What´s that? Oh. You sure? Well. Never mind, I guess.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uponthecouch, 1/12/2013 12:37:12 AM     (No. 9111943)

´Last chapter´, has such a nice sound to it. So final.

So in the future when terrorists use Afghan as a planning spot, a training place, and launch some action which causes losses here, and we have to go back and re-do the job again ...

´Last chapter´ HA. It´s only over when it´s over ... and clearly it ain´t over ...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/12/2013 10:19:07 AM     (No. 9112434)

Not only is is a responsible end-I´ll bet it´s smart. And a balanced approach. And what people want. And bipartisan.

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