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2009-05-18 Afghanistan
Outnumbered U.S. troops defend Afghan frontier
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Posted by Steve White 2009-05-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6496 views ]  Top

#1 Outpost lightly manned, and out guys nearly get overrun, then days later abandon the area and route to the infiltrators from their sanctuaries "over the border". Make or break year. etc.

Ok, where are the Liberals and Dems? About now they and the press usually start screaming "Vietnam".

I guess we will not see any of that since Candidate Obama promised to "win" Afghanistan, and for them to stir up Vietnam woudl choke the efforts off -- and leave Obama looking like LBJ. "Hey Hey Barak Hussein, how much blood till it leaves a stain?"

Never happen. Press is in the bag. Country is going down the damn sewers because the electorate is mal-informed and the "true believers" in the press are cheer leading better than anything Stalin or Goebbels could have put up there.
Posted by OldSpook 2009-05-18 02:30||   2009-05-18 02:30|| Front Page Top

#2 More troops just mean more targets for the Taliban since ROE make it challenging to take the fight to them. And ROE are probably appropriate, since we can't compete on the propaganda front, so every enemy casualty is an 'innocent civilian' (or ten, and all young girls at that.)
Posted by Glenmore">Glenmore  2009-05-18 18:41||   2009-05-18 18:41|| Front Page Top

#3 Outnumbered U.S. troops defend Afghan Mexican frontier

Circa 1870. [or for that matter, BP in 2009]
Posted by Procopius2k 2009-05-18 20:38||   2009-05-18 20:38|| Front Page Top

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