CommentsI have been saying all along since the first gulf war that the american govt are fools for even getting involved with the people of this region they live in sand shacks,ride around on camels and defecate in their britches. History has shown that these people want to live this way; leave them alone and let them destroy themselves,you will always have the evil greedy ones that want to rule over others but you must deal with them on an individual basis. It's time we cut our losses and get out of that cesspool the soviets did and look what it cost them.
Posted by DOUG BROWN on 04/25 at 07:21 AM | #
Alan, Indeed we must: "The next administration, assuming Obama’s defeat, must abandon the deal and abandon Afghanistan. Alexander the Great did. Genghis Khan did. The British Empire did. And the Soviet Union collapsed shortly after it did."
The saddest is, our supposed Commander and Chief is harming our military--shameful!
Posted by Barbara Jo on 04/24 at 08:53 PM | #
Afghanistan, the Definition of Madness
Posted by Alan Caruba on Apr 24, 2012 at 05:25 PM
Afghanistan was and is a narco-economy
Why did George W. Bush invade Afghanistan? Answer: Occurring just after September 11, 2001 in which 2,977 Americans lost their lives, a CIA team was inserted into Afghanistan fifteen days later to begin a campaign against the Taliban who had allied with Al Qaeda and provided sanctuary for Osama bin Laden while the attack was planned. A U.S. bombing campaign in Tora Bora followed but bin Laden escaped into Pakistan.More...
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