Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Mon 09/03/2018 View Sun 09/02/2018 View Sat 09/01/2018 View Fri 08/31/2018 View Thu 08/30/2018 View Wed 08/29/2018 View Tue 08/28/2018
2018-09-03 Afghanistan
US views Afghan war as ‘cash cow,’ will never leave Afghanistan: Analyst
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Fred 2018-09-03 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [295 views ]  Top

#1 Promote him to Major Stooge.
Posted by Raj 2018-09-03 00:15||   2018-09-03 00:15|| Front Page Top

#2 Firstly, it is NOT the 'Pentagon' who is in charge of the War in Afghanistan or post-conflict events in Iraq. The people in charge can be found in the US Embassy.

Mr. Becker has his "endless" source of money correct. He just needs to follow it back a bit further. When you see the media headline caption "senior Taliban leader Shimwad Shym el Syadwazzi killed today" (one of the tens of thousands of senior Taliban leaders). Rest assured it wasn't a motorcycle accident, he was targeted for removal.

Ask yourself, 'who does the targeting?' You'll quickly discover who is actually in charge of the greater Afghan effort.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-09-03 02:31||   2018-09-03 02:31|| Front Page Top

#3 Uh...I feel dirty. Yes, the war in Afghanistan will never be won because it has no win condition. Yes, the military-industrial complex is making a mint off this war and never wants it to end. Yes, globalists want a US troop presence in Central Asia because they want to conquer all the territories.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2018-09-03 05:28||   2018-09-03 05:28|| Front Page Top

#4 Alexander couldn't do it. British couldn't do it. Russians couldn't do it.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-09-03 08:00||   2018-09-03 08:00|| Front Page Top

#5 I musta missed the part where we were making money on this clusterf**k.
Posted by ed in texas 2018-09-03 08:34||   2018-09-03 08:34|| Front Page Top

#6 "We" aren't making money, the corporations that supply the military are making money.

Moreover they discovered lots of minerals in Afghanistan's hills. We're never leaving. Too much profit to be had for our elites.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2018-09-03 09:31||   2018-09-03 09:31|| Front Page Top

23:51 trailing wife
22:41 Old Patriot
22:09 Skidmark
21:01 SteveS
20:42 Zenobia Floger6220
20:37 Airandee
20:28 Zenobia Floger6220
20:16 Fred
19:31 CrazyFool
19:04 Raj
18:36 SgtD.T.
18:21 Anomolous Sources
18:10 Skidmark
18:07 Mullah Richard
18:00 Anomolous Sources
17:54 Skidmark
17:50 lord garth
17:48 Anomolous Sources
17:27 Seeking Cure For Ignorance
17:18 newc
17:17 Cheaderhead
17:16 newc
17:15 Besoeker
17:13 newc

Search WWW Search