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We´re leaving Afghan
allies behind to die

CNN, by Matt Zeller & Janis Shinwan

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/17/2014 4:11:00 AM

I never thought my Afghan translator would save my life by killing two Taliban fighters who were about to kill me. Janis did just that. I´m here today because he had my back in a way I only thought an American soldier would. On April 28, 2008, I found myself in the worst ambush of my life -- surrounded by 45 Taliban fighters, out of grenades, and running low on bullets. We had been fighting nonstop for an hour. A mortar round landed within a few meters of my position and sent me flying into a ditch. Coming into to consciousness

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lazyman, 7/17/2014 4:56:56 AM     (No. 9928246)

Isn´t that the American way? We did the same in Vietnam. The only surprise is that any of them believed us.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/17/2014 7:43:33 AM     (No. 9928338)

Well it seems like our Politicians enjoy this trait. If they don´t why do they do it so often?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: altoona, 7/17/2014 8:08:35 AM     (No. 9928382)

Even the uber-lib New Yorker magazine has a story this week on two Iraqis who worked with Americans and whose lives are in danger because their petitions for being rescued from their perilous situation have been "lost in the paperwork." It is obvious our government thinks they should be killed for helping American soldiers, just as they think veterans waiting for VA appointments should be left to die for serving their country. These are the new capital crimes in O´s Amerika.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/17/2014 8:52:50 AM     (No. 9928442)

We swap an American traitor who cost at least 6 Americans their lives for 5 hardened terrorists, but leave behind interpreters who saved their American companion´s lives.

These people should be granted citizenship immediately instead of the illegals invading our country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/17/2014 8:58:25 AM     (No. 9928452)

Six more released from Gitmo.

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