Afghan surge was a bad idea.

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  1. RetiredGySgt
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    Like I said, Bush had it right, a small presence as possible in Afghanistan so as not to irritate the population.

    The more troops we put there the more problems we created between the civilians and us and the Afghan Government.

    Not to mention the fact that Obama's White House undermined the very man they sent to find a solution.

    How Obama squandered the surge | Power Players - Yahoo! News
     
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    4 years to defeat Hitler and Hirohito but after 10 years we STILL can't declare victory over there?

    Ollie says we should burn the poppy fields as we leave but what he doesn't understand is that's the reason we are there in the first place.

    RGS, how do you like Marines being used to guard Poppy Fields?
     
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    Actually, it was six years but the US were a tad late starting. :tongue:
     
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    bin ladin is motherfucking dead and AQ is desimated.


    eat it cons
     
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    In WW2 we did what we had to do to win, and we had alot more manpower. Now we are fighting this war trying to win "hearts and minds" and trying to be friendly to our enemies.
     

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