AFGHANISTAN: Protests begin

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    That discovery prompted days of deadly violence. The killings in the early hours of Sunday morning are likely to fuel more anger across Afghanistan and raise questions in Kabul and the US about the future of an increasingly unpopular war.

    About 1,000 people gathered to protest outside the Zangabad military base, in southern Kandahar province, on Sunday as the bodies were prepared for burial and news of the killings spread throughout the area, a ribbon of mud adobe compounds interspersed with pomegranate orchards, vineyards and fields of opium and marijuana.

    US soldier's killing spree puts Afghanistan on a knife-edge | World news | The Guardian
     
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    just throw $$$ at 'em, they'll quiet down....~S~
     
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    All the more reason to get the hell out of there and take a different tact towards radical Islam.
     
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    Yep. Time to get out. After all these years I still find myself reminding folks that there was not a single Afgan or Iraqi hijacker on 9 / 11. Not one. 16 Saudis and I think two Egyptians and a Syrian, led by a Saudi with a bunch of Saudi money and Saudi educations.

    This getting through yet? I didn't think so.
     
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    think training camps asswipe. or just think
     
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    What tactic? Covert operations?
     
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    Doing everything we didn't before, and taking advantage of what we have learned as to behaviour of Radical Islam.
     
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    That is a broad tactic, though I see Afghanistan as a grave for US troops after these killings. I've read a few that believe the radicals killed to GET the US out however.
     
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    Radical Islam: One Trident. 12 minutes. Lather 'em. End of problem.

    Robert
     
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    Is that kind of insult needed?

    This appears to be the accepted behavior from one who appears to be a senior contributor here?

    I must apologize, up front, if I have offended you in some way. I assure you it was unintentional if I have.
     

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