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2021-02-22 Afghanistan
NATO Faces Conundrum as it Mulls Afghan Pullout
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Posted by trailing wife 2021-02-22 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6541 views ]  Top

#1 Conundrum? Huh?
If we leave, AFGH will be a disaster.
If we stay, AFGH will be a disaster.
Where's the puzzle in that?
Posted by Blackbeard Poodle6812 2021-02-22 03:06||   2021-02-22 03:06|| Front Page Top

#2 Oh! That conundrum again.
Posted by Dron66046 2021-02-22 04:41||   2021-02-22 04:41|| Front Page Top

#3 NATO countries want out, out, out of Afghanistan. They view it as a needless war that they have no interest in, and licking the boots of warmongers in DC. I can't find any arguments against this viewpoint.
Posted by Sheger Thromotch7944 2021-02-22 06:32||   2021-02-22 06:32|| Front Page Top

#4 why is the north atlantic treaty organization in afghanistan, a landlocked country?
Posted by irish rage boy  2021-02-22 09:50||   2021-02-22 09:50|| Front Page Top

#5 Bush 'declare victory' and got out at the first opportunity, and moved the war to the more practical and important front in Iraq. He then succumbed to the overwhelming 'public' pressure to pursue the 'just' war and go back.
Posted by Glenmore 2021-02-22 10:25||   2021-02-22 10:25|| Front Page Top

#6 Yup and Rantburg came online shortly after the Iraq & Afghanistan adventures began if, I remember, just a babe back then.

You guys going to have a Birthday party soon ?

curious, just askin.
Posted by Unimble McGurque1207 2021-02-22 17:33||   2021-02-22 17:33|| Front Page Top

#7  You guys going to have a Birthday party soon ?

Fred started Rantburg on 9/11 as a place to park his notes on the subject, Unimble McGurque1207. See here, then go forward day by day. We mark the date every year, though not with a party. We celebrate on July 4th.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-02-22 18:09||   2021-02-22 18:09|| Front Page Top

#8 Thanks TW, RB is older than I knew.

Next year your site will have the "FULL BUNDLE OF RIGHTS" - 21 years old - so alcohol can be put on the menu (smile).

Well I'm going to raise a glass to the site, Freds' slow but sure recovery,(thanks for the info update TW) after all its after 5 o'clock somewhere...cheers,


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Posted by Unimble McGurque1207 2021-02-22 18:22||   2021-02-22 18:22|| Front Page Top

#9 I started shortly after 9/11, alerted to Fred by Insty and Bill Quick IIRC
Posted by Frank G 2021-02-22 19:47||   2021-02-22 19:47|| Front Page Top

#10 I found out via his Imperial Majesty Emperor Misha I
Posted by badanov 2021-02-22 22:29||   2021-02-22 22:29|| Front Page Top

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