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2012-05-02 Afghanistan
Early US Withdrawal Will Increase Chaos: Khalilzad
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Posted by Fred 2012-05-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6490 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Qaeda in Pakistan 

#1 I detest Obama. But - if he can rapidly pull our forces out of Afghanistan, I will praise him enthusiastically on that one action.

To hell with the 9th Century barbarians in that godforsaken cesspool of a country.

Declare victory, pull out swiftly, give an absolute minimum of foreign aid, and make sure they understand: the next time anyone associated with any member of, or any area inhabited by, the collection of tribes that reside in the Afghan region (which cannot be plausibly be classified as a "country") causes any trouble for Americans - anywhere - we will obliterate life in that region, then make the rubble bounce, and then glaze the whole mess over "pour l'encouragement des autres".
Posted by Lone Ranger 2012-05-02 06:51||   2012-05-02 06:51|| Front Page Top

#2 The thing is, as I understand it, the Taliban were an ISI -- that is Pakistani -- invention the first time, and are no less a Pakistqni invention now. So if any rubble is to be bounced, it ought to be in Islamabad to start. But nobody seems to be willing to make that particular threat
Posted by trailing wife 2012-05-02 08:30||   2012-05-02 08:30|| Front Page Top

#3 I will...
Posted by Steve White 2012-05-02 08:46||   2012-05-02 08:46|| Front Page Top

#4 I still like blowing up every mosque and madrass after Friday prayers and withdrawing through Iran.
Posted by bman 2012-05-02 10:09||   2012-05-02 10:09|| Front Page Top

#5 Trailing Wife: It's not that the threat has to be said. It's we have to go through with it. I don't think we will at this point in time, not unless something REALLY REALLY BAD happens.
Posted by Charles 2012-05-02 21:39||   2012-05-02 21:39|| Front Page Top

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