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    Holy hell.
    Just read the article....just read it.
    It is so outrageous that it truly boggles the mind.

     
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    Seriously?
    23 views and not one comment?
     
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    What can we say?

    When you're buying allies they don't come cheap.
     
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    Is it extortion or bribary?

    but that is a LOT of dough re me for a shit hole the size of Pak
     
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    Which is why we shouldn't be buying allies; nor should we be seeking any to begin with; because there are no true allies for this country outside our own borders. Hell, there aren't as many allies for this country INSIDE our own borders as there should be.
     
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    I've read this as well.........and it still pisses me off.

    However..........since we've gotten OBL, and since that was our primary reason for being there, pull out all the troops, bring 'em home, send in RORO ships to pick up the gear and get the fuck out of Dodge.

    Then, cut off the cash.
     
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    More than just keeping them as an ally. I think it's also meant to help keep the government stable. If Pakistan ends up falling apart, we have a nuclear weapons that suddenly cant be accountable for and are unlikely to remain in good hands.

    Not sure if i agree with that reasoning. But Im confident that's part of why we are doing it.
     
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    Hate to say it, but in this case Trump is right. It's time to spend the money on our own people and forget about the rest of the world. When you are hurting economically, you don't give a large part of your budget to your poor neighbors, in hopes they won't attack you, and let your own kids starve.
     
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    Not really outrageous, sorry.
     
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    Yeah...with a name like you have - nothing could really be outrageous.
     

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