Privatizing the War in Afghanistan

Discussion in 'Afghanistan' started by longknife, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:41 PM.

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    To replace Marine F-18s that are getting their spare parts from the junk yard.

    The absolute outrage about this plan has no basis in fact and ignores the most important facets. Here’s the over view statement:

    The Prince plan involves putting trainer/mentor teams at the battalion level of the Afghan National Army and augmenting their helicopter and tactical aircraft with some 90 additional high speed, low cost aircraft. The plan takes the current projected annual price for supporting the Afghan military from 40 billion down to 10 billion. Reducing the hemorrhaging of tax money to stabilize a losing effort is the strong component of a workable the plan.

    The main question still is if any plan can turn around the alienation of Afghanis for the central government and the outside forces destroying their country,

    Full story @ The Prince Plan: Strengths, Weaknesses and Probability – Free Range International
     
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    All our wars are for corporations and profit anyway, what's the difference
     
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    SixFoot Get off my lawn! Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    We kicked the shit out of the ones we were looking for, and then we kicked the shit out of their military-age offspring.

    We've done our part. Fuck them all.
     
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