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Old 02-25-2012, 02:34 PM   #1
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Default We need to leave Afghanistan

And we also need to abandon all rebuilding efforts. There never was anything to rebuild.

We need to do what George Will recommended. Exert force (i.e. death from a distance). Through bombing, cruise missiles, drones, and the occasional strike force as necessary.

Who is most likely to keep us in Afghanistan? The GOP. Unfortunately.

Liberalizing Afghanistan so that they don't kill their own women and children is a fool's errand. Makes me sad to say.
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Old 02-26-2012, 12:47 AM   #2
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From the intel I've received, I think you're correct. The culture there is too trogloditic. The peoples are there are so far removed from becoming civilized that liberalizing them is impossible. I favor the idea of exerting force because it's all that nation understands.

It's a dilemma, leave and let Iran and the radicals have free reign, or stay and watch the death count of Americans continue to escalate without the situation improving.
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you can't make the head incorrupt when the body is corrupt.

The head reflects the body.

And that goes everywhere, including the United States. If we have leaders that lack courage it is because the people lack courage.
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