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2009-06-17 Afghanistan
Help may soon be coming for General McCrystal
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Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-17 09:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [465 views ]  Top

#1 Was this guy one of the more unsavory warlords in the 2001 campaign?
Posted by Tyranysaurus Anganter1157 2009-06-17 14:53||   2009-06-17 14:53|| Front Page Top

#2 He's a warlord, former Commie, viscous, a tyrant but mellowed out since the overthrow of the taliban and their Arab enforcers. He's nominally muslim and was our greatest ally during the 2001 campaign. He also seemed to like and was genuinely impressed by the US forces sent to work with him.
Posted by ed 2009-06-17 15:00||   2009-06-17 15:00|| Front Page Top

#3 He also likes buzkashi, horses, whiskey, wimmins, US smallarms, B-52's, RU tanks, and Special Forces detachments.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-17 15:20||   2009-06-17 15:20|| Front Page Top

#4 he's also frugal in his jailing. He just puts em in a cargo container and locks it...or welds it shut ;-)
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-17 15:36||   2009-06-17 15:36|| Front Page Top

#5 And if he really doesn't like you he'll bury you up to your neck and run your head over with a tank.

Hey, the guy gets results!
Posted by Parabellum 2009-06-17 16:10|| http://sidemeat.wordpress.com/]">[http://sidemeat.wordpress.com/]  2009-06-17 16:10|| Front Page Top

#6 jihadi recidivism rates are low in Dostum territory
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-17 16:13||   2009-06-17 16:13|| Front Page Top

#7 I cannot say a lot for his methods other than they are effective on an individual basis
Posted by OldSpook 2009-06-17 18:54||   2009-06-17 18:54|| Front Page Top

#8 perhaps this will be the newer, more sensitive, Dostum, getting in touch with his feminine side?



Naaaah.
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-17 18:56||   2009-06-17 18:56|| Front Page Top

#9 ION PAKISTANI DEFENCE FORUM > DEFENSE PACT BETWEEN INDIA AND UKRAINE ANNOYS RUSSIA; + US GENERAL PETRAEUS: PAKISTAN FIGHTING A "WAR FOR EXISTENCE", NOTSOMUCH A WAR AGZ TERROR; + IMRAN KHAN: NEW PAKISTAN ARMY OFFENSE AGZ TALIBAN WILL FAIL. FUEL MORE EXTREMISM AND ATTACKS/ENDANGER PAKISTAN [more than ever before]???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2009-06-17 23:10||   2009-06-17 23:10|| Front Page Top

#10 Wow! I feel like the comments are an advertisement for Gen Dostum at eHarmony.
Posted by ed 2009-06-17 23:24||   2009-06-17 23:24|| Front Page Top

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