Is An Uprising Against The Taliban In Afghanistan Occurring?

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    by War News Updates Editor
    Taliban Targeted By Local Uprisings -- Wall Street Journal



    My Comment: This is just a small uprising with limited resources, men, and weapons. But .... it should serve as a warning to the Taliban that after decades of war Afghanistan is now a different place .... and that subjugating it as they were able to do in the mid-1990s is probably no longer possible.

    It would seem to me that, if this is true, the best US policy would be to arm and support such groups as we did the Mujaheddin and Taliban to fight against Russia. Turns the tables on 'em.


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    No, its not.
     
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    That's worth saying again.
     
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    Prince Harry bags his first Taliban chief...
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    Prince Harry 'kills Taliban chief', The Sun reports
    December 24, 2012 - IN what is likely to change his reputation as a Playboy Prince, Harry has allegedly killed his first Taliban commander in Afghanistan.
     
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    Waltky,

    I noted a whole lot of posts about this on the blogosphere and most military blogs indicated displeasure with this. This occurred in October and was kept quiet for a purpose - trying to keep Prince Harry from being a high-value target even more so than he is now!!!!!

    He, like thousands of others, is only doing what he signed-up and trained for.

    It is tradition for male royals in Britain to serve in the military. However, Captain Wales is the FIRST to ever serve in actual combat, especially as he's second-in-line to the throne. I think it will give him insights no other royals have had in centuries.
     
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    We can't beat the Taliban. We should just go home. Then nuke the place.
     
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    long wrote: It is tradition for male royals in Britain to serve in the military. However, Captain Wales is the FIRST to ever serve in actual combat, especially as he's second-in-line to the throne. I think it will give him insights no other royals have had in centuries.

    If he doesn't get fragged first.
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    Ya, he was in battle, probably ferrying hot dog buns or sumthin'. :D
     

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