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Vietnam, Again, and Again
National Review, by Jay Nordlinger

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 6/12/2014 9:28:14 PM

Like everyone else, I’ve been reading a lot about Iraq and Afghanistan. I have also been thinking about Vietnam. In a piece today, Victor Davis Hanson notes that we are not “ending a war” in Afghanistan, as President Obama and others say. The only thing that is ending is U.S. participation in it. Most likely, after our departure in 2016, the enemy, in similar fashion to the North Vietnamese in 1975, will storm Kabul, declare victory, and vitiate the long American sacrifice intended to offer the Afghans some alternative to the Taliban.

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Will we ever get people to trust our government again?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 6/12/2014 9:38:11 PM     (No. 9883786)

Well, somebody voted for these evil libtards, and somebody helped them commit outrageous, blatant voter fraud and violate campaign finance laws. Now who would that be, and why aren´t they all pushing up daisies?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janylou, 6/12/2014 9:49:00 PM     (No. 9883798)

I lost friends and classmates in VN whose names are on the Wall. I remember some of my friends coming home from there complaining at how ridiculously we fought that war. We were so close to winning it but the idiot libs in congress wouldn´t give Ford the money to keep fighting. The shame if that war belongs on LBJ and the dems just like the failures of Afghanistan and Iraq belong to BHO and the dems!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Michaelus, 6/12/2014 9:57:24 PM     (No. 9883807)

In Vietnam our enemy was supported by the USSR and the Chicoms. Who is supporting the jihadists? They are not making they own ammo - someone is giving them massive amounts of money. Libya, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan - all torn to shreds by these people - who is buying them brand new Toyota´s?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/12/2014 10:49:39 PM     (No. 9883874)

In a real war, somebody wins and somebody loses. Winner takes all.

How can we call the war in Iraq and Afghanistan a war if we win and give it back to the enemy ? We are not only losing the lives of American soldiers but equipment.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: harper, 6/13/2014 2:12:29 AM     (No. 9883989)

"To Democrat a war"

Milk the country for all the blood and treasure possible, wait until it is almost won then throw in the towel, with dirty snickers about the stoooopid allies and the hated military.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: web, 6/13/2014 4:24:08 AM     (No. 9884013)

I can´t quite decide if Democrats are just to cowardly to win a war, or if they do it on purpose and are traitors. Probably a mixture of the two. They couldn´t possibly endure the criticism of the left if they allowed our forces to win, so they cut and run the first chance they get.

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