Oh, how I miss the days when the Left was Against Wars of Choice and Nation Building

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    Afghan special ops units a key to US exit

    By KIMBERLY DOZIER
    AP Intelligence Writer May 10, 6:11 AM EDT


    PAKTIKA, Afghanistan (AP) - A hundred or so turbaned, bearded Afghans packed the plastic mats outside the fort, staring skeptically at Afghan officials on a makeshift outdoor stage. The officials were making the case for setting up a local police force.

    Off to the side, watching silently, were the U.S. special operations troops who had made the meeting possible by flying in the officials and disarming the villagers before they entered the compound.

    If all went well, the Americans would later be training the neighborhood-watch-like police force to protect the villagers from the Taliban, and hastening the handover of security responsibility to the Afghans.

    The Associated Press got a rare glimpse at the ground level of this U.S. special operations mission - one vastly different from the daring raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

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    Nation Building... Didn't the AP and Obama Campaign Against this?...

    And who are we @ War with?... al Qaeda?... The Taliban?... bin Laden's Corpse?

    I do Appreciate the AP and the Left's new found Love for what the Military Exists for...

    To Break Shit and Kill People... :clap2:

    This Tone from the Left Changes the second that an (R) is @ 1600. :thup:

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    it was Bush who campaigned against nation building....how did that work out?
     
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    Funny how the right breaks crap and then cavails to all heaven when the left has to clean up the messes they make.
     
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    The AP and Obama are not and have never been (well for Obama, at the very least since he first ran for local office) part of the Left. Obama campaigned on escalating the war in Afghanistan, did not make the sweeping proclamations against nation building his predecessor did, and has swiftly expanded our military presence and violence against civilian populations to a half-dozen more countries we're supposedly not at war with.

    The Left, like the Right, is defined by their ideology and actions. Just as Republicans who support massive expansions of government power and unparalleled debt spending are not genuinely on the Right, Democrats who support wars of choice, expanded empire, and nation building are not genuinely on the Left. In fact, Democrats generally are not a part of the Left as the two group's beliefs, policies, and actions are so frequently and inherently in stark contrast.

    The Left is still very much opposed to wars of choice (most of them to wars period) and nation building. Members of the cult of Obama and devoted party partisans are the only ones who've conveniently and hypocritically changed their tune.
     
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    9/11 Happened...

    What was the Excuse for going into Libya again?...

    For not Closing Gitmo?...

    For not Ending Iraq?...

    Getting out of Afghanistan now that bin Laden is Dead again?...

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    How is an Expansion in Afghanistan when bin Laden was in Pakistan seen as a "Clean up" to you?...

    And what does Libya have to do with ANYTHING, TDM?...

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    Name the Liberals who opposed the Afghanistan war in 2001 who now support it.

    Name the Liberals who opposed going after Bin Laden in 2001 who recently supported it.

    Give us some real names.
     
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    To get bin Laden?... That was the Goal, Correct?...

    He was in Pakistan... :eusa_shhh:

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    How many US troops are in Libya?

    Gitmo is one of those messes created by the republicans that nobody can clean up. You create a group of non-people who have no rights and can't be tried in any court of law. You botch the investigation, torture and deny basic human rights. Then when you try to close Gitmo you have your propaganda network run non-stop storries about how terrorists will be running down our streets

    Iraq is ending on schedule

    Agree...Afghanistan should be accelerated. Ten years is enough
     

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