Afghanistan/Pakistan Facts

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    Karzai's Afghanistan
    • 28,000,000 people
    • $460 GDP/capita
    • 42% Pashtun, 38% Tajik
    • 134,000 soldiers.
    • 6,000 Dead


    Zardani's Pakistan
    • 180,000,000 people
    • $1022 GDP/capita
    • 44% Punjab, 15% Pashtun, 14% Sindhi
    • 1,100,000 soldiers
    • 2,664 Dead

    Coalition Forces
    • 70,000 American
    • 10,200 British
    • 64,500 NATO
    • 1,533 Dead

    Insurgent Forces (estimates)
    • 25,000 Taliban
    • 10,000 Uzbekistan Separatists
    • 20,000 Pakistani-Taliban Separatists
    • 23,000 Dead in Afghanistan (vs. Coalition Forces/Afghan Army)
    • 12,487 Dead in Pakistan (vs. Pakistani Army)


    Ethnic geographic distribution:
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    Territorial Control, April 2009:
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    We can win this war.
     
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    Why did you isolate the figures for the British?
     
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    They are the largest non-American contingent...more than twice that of next NATO country, and so are separated in the count.
     
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    In both Afghanistan, and in Iraq, prior to the basis-free incursions of the misguided few who condemned U. S. military and civilians alike--to slaughter: These figures below didn't exist.

    Unknown News | Casualties in Afghanistan & Iraq                                                             

    There are a lot of footnotes, included.

    With absurdity like these two basis-free incursions, about to be magnified--anyone guesses that overall objective is to get the current government in Pakistan overthrown, and replaced by a more engaged Taliban, with and plus radical support.

    These incursions, recall, were all a part of a plan(?)! O'bama even announced the new strategy of winning the hearts and minds of the people--at a U. S. War-Making Academy! Anyone would guess that the choice of venue goes well past the concept of telegraphing intentions. In the O'bama Adminstration, of course, the West Wing is actually past all that.

    For the unenlightened: Militaries grab territory, kill inhabitants, loot the treasury, decimate the economy, get the participant invaders killed, wounded, maimed and permanently disabled--and create jobs at home.

    It's all a part of the plan--to win over the hearts and minds of the invaded host nations.

    "Crow, James Crow: Shaken, Not Stirred!"
    (Send in Corn and Blankets that Americans won't keep for themselves, and the create and support a bureaucracy to run it? Hmmmmmm(?), Kemosabes!)
     
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    Also worth noting:

    Afghanistan Literacy: 28%
    Pakistan Literacy: 55%
     
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    Most Taliban are Pashtuns.

    They are 42% of a 28 million population in Afghanstain.

    There are 40 million Pashtun you include the ones that live in Pakistain.

    Pashtuns have a very tribal society in which revenge plays a major part..

    Everytime we kill one. His father, brothers, uncles, cousins, join the fight.

    Afghan's have been repelling invaders for generation after generation.

    Time and history is on their side.

    We will eventually give up and go home like all the others before us.
     
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    Talk about generalization you worthless communist!
     
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    LOL don't believe anyone has ever called me a "communist" before!! :lol:
     
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    You make an important point. Even if the US withdrew, the fight would continue, between Karzai's government and the Pakistani army vs. the Taliban. There will be no peace.

    Why?

    Because President Karzai's father was assassinated by the Taliban, and he seeks personal revenge. Karzai is a Shamizai clansman, after all.
     
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    YOu would think it would already be over.......
     

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