Former Marine Officer Resigns over Afghanistan

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  1. eagleseven
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    eagleseven Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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    It would seem that our morale in Afghanistan is at an all-time low.

    What do you think of Matthew How's argument that we've lost our purpose in Afghanistan?
     
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    SFC Ollie Still Marching

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    He has a point. When we went into Afghanistan we knew why we were there, We had been attacked and the responsible people were in the country living the good life. We went in to take them out and refused to allow the Taliban (who supported them) to stop us.

    But today we have lost sight of that mission, Many believe that UBL is dead. We have the master planner of the 9-11-01 attacks at Gitmo. And no one has updated the mission in 8 years.

    Why are we still there? I sure as hell don't know. And this current Administration is more lost than I am.
     
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    It is time to leave Afghanistan.

    We can't occupy it forever.
     
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    We had important reasons for turning away from Bin Laden and going into Iraq. We needed to turn Iraq into a religious theocracy. The women needed to be returned to the Dark Ages and the Christian population had swelled so it needed to be "pruned". They couldn't do those accomplishments without Republican support. Apparently, we have "won" in Iraq.

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/iraq/...-iraq-is-this-what-our-soldiers-died-for.html

    Now it's time to send tens of thousands of troops in Afghanistan to have the same type of success with had in Iraq. If all the Republicans who supported the war in Iraq had enlisted, both wars would have been over 6 years ago.
     
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    The thread is on Afghanistan. Focus. Even Chris was able to focus.
     
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    si modo, don deflect. Are you able to offer something on Afghanistan? Carry on.
     
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    I did. If all the Republicans who supported Bush enlisted, both wars would have been over 6 years ago.
     
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    But apparently you aren't.
     
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    Si modo Diamond Member

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    Aren't what?
     
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    right.....no democrats wanted the wars.....:eusa_liar:
     

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