Obama admits his failure in Afghanistan

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  1. Freewill
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    Make sure you listen to the video, "ah" seems to be the word Obama likes best.

    Obama: U.S. Has Fallen 'Short of the Ideal' in Afghanistan | The Weekly Standard

    "So, you know, I think that, have we achieved everything that some might have imagined us achieving in the best of scenarios? Probably not. You know, there's a human enterprise, and you know, you fall short of the ideal," said Obama.

    The president went on to say that America has achieved some measure of success in Afghanistan, however. "Did we achieve our central goal? And have we been able, I think, to shape a strong relationship with a responsible Afghan government that is willing to cooperate with us to make sure that it is not a launching pad for future attacks against the United States? We have achieved that goal. We are in the process of achieving that goal. And for that, I think we have to thank our extraordinary military, intelligence and diplomatic teams, as well as the cooperation of the Afghan government and the Afghan people."
     
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    I love how cocksucking right wingers cherry pick one sentence out of Obama's speeches and then use it to proclaim their talking points are correct. It's so transparent and stupid.
     
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    Haaaaaaaa so typical. Tell me when someone actual does do that then you may be on to something, or are two paragraphs and a link to the article and video too much for you liberal mind??? What a crock you are.

    Now here is cherry picking, from the article: "We have achieved that goal. We are in the process of achieving that goal."

    Now which is it? We have or we are? Yeah he is real smart.
     
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    Haaaaaaaa go fuck yourself and get an actual intelligent thing to debate about. Link to some cocksucking conservative blog and cherry pick a single sentence for your thread where Obama said the Afghanistan conflict is a mess. Your entire thought process in this thread is stupid.

    What he said in that article is we have achieved the goal of getting those we were after in Afghanistan and now we are achieving the goal of getting the fuck out. If you weren't a brain dead cocksucking partisan hack piece of shit, I imagine you've would've understood that.
     
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    Will Bush admit his failure there too? What about Iraq, anyone admitting failure there yet?
     
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    Obama didn't put us in that shit hole in the first fucking place.

    Obama didn't take the focus off the troops there to fucking chase Saddam.


    Hold on -- here, tell it to him.


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    It isn't Obama's failure, it's ours as a nation.

    We did not wage war from the start.
     
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    Our only "failure" in Iraq was not getting a Status of Forces agreement with the Iraqi government which would have allowed us to maintain a military presence in the area as a counterweight to Iran's nuclear ambitions. Now the shit is going to hit the fan and there is little we can do about it. But, of course, it won't be Obama's fault...
     
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    yet you blame bush for certain "nation" failings

    :badgrin:
     
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    Inb4 Obama re-deploys those same troops to AfriCom.
     

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