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2009-03-10 Afghanistan
U.S. Halted Most Spec Ops Raids in Afghanistan
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Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-03-10 12:31|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views ]  Top
 File under: Taliban 

#1 Note how people who live in mud houses and don't have two afghanis to rub together come up with color brochures of their paradise bound loved ones. I smell a baby milk factory scam.

Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-03-10 13:07||   2009-03-10 13:07|| Front Page Top

#2 This whole article is weasel worded and biased.
Example: "A military investigator's report..." but not 'the' report. Or how about "Still, there is little dispute that the increased intensity...". Hey, I dispute it. The enemy uses human shields, mingles with the civilian populace, and is supported by some of that populace. That is the most likely cause of the 'civilian casualties', if even they can still be classed as such, instead of being better classed as accomplices.
And as for Karzai; give me a break. He is a part of the problem, not a part of the solution.
This writer is clearly biased and has an agenda. God, I can hardly wait for the 'newspapers' to die off.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2009-03-10 13:12||   2009-03-10 13:12|| Front Page Top

#3 Good.
Send them over to Pakistan where they'll do more good.
Posted by tu3031 2009-03-10 13:33||   2009-03-10 13:33|| Front Page Top

#4 What part of "War is Hell" does this so-called journo not understand?
Posted by William Marcy Tweed 2009-03-10 13:36||   2009-03-10 13:36|| Front Page Top

#5 The commander of a secretive branch of America's Special Operations forces last month ordered a halt to most commando missions in Afghanistan

Doesn't want his men railroaded by the new, enlightened administration?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2009-03-10 13:48||   2009-03-10 13:48|| Front Page Top

#6 C'mon take a bullet for Hussein O.
Posted by Angosing Squank6622 2009-03-10 14:13||   2009-03-10 14:13|| Front Page Top

#7 #4 What part of "War is Hell" does this so-called journo not understand?
Posted by: William Marcy Tweed 2009-03-10 13:36

"War has been Heaven for jornos since they began to manufacture the slant & the NEWS"

"Now being a jorno is Hell because 90% of the public hates us"


boo 'friken' hoo!
Posted by Red Dawg">Red Dawg  2009-03-10 14:22||   2009-03-10 14:22|| Front Page Top

#8 A United Nations report released last month specifically blamed clandestine missions by commando units for contributing to a surge in civilian deaths in Afghanistan in 2008. The report concluded that the number of civilian casualties rose nearly 40 percent compared with 2007, although it found that suicide bombings and other Taliban attacks were the primary cause.

Catch that?

It never ceases to amaze me how stupid NYT readers are...let alone their reporters.
Posted by logi_cal 2009-03-10 16:00||   2009-03-10 16:00|| Front Page Top

#9 The kind of reporting (?) we have come to expect from the NYTs. Slovenly, lazy, slanted and biased. When are they going to fold up their tent? I don't even like their crossword puzzles. This rag doesn't even absorb cat pi$$ very well.
Posted by JohnQC 2009-03-10 19:09||   2009-03-10 19:09|| Front Page Top

#10 Junk status with a mexican benefactor now. It looks like it is taking out more than trash.

Screw NYT. DIE.
Posted by newc">newc  2009-03-10 23:53||   2009-03-10 23:53|| Front Page Top

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