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#1 Fundamental problem is that its still a tribal society. You have to pick who you want to keep the place from getting out of control the next time not some State Department defined model of 'progress'.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-20 08:35||
#2 Looks like the choice will be South Korea or Vietnam. It's not like we are going to go back in after the Taliban owns half the country again.
Posted by Super Hose 2012-02-20 12:42||
#3 BREAKINGNEWS.com > [WSJ] AFGHANISTAN TO SPY ON ITS SOLDIERS, IN EFFORT TO HALT ATTACKS ON COALITION FORCES.
* TOPIX > [E-Ariana] TALIBAN [Peace] TALKS TO FAIL WIDOUT ALL GROUPS: HIZB-I-ISLAMI.
* SAME > HAMID GUL: BALUCHISTAN RESOLUTION PROVES US WANTS TO BREAK PAKISTAN INTO PIECES.
* BHARAT RAKSHAK > PAK TALIBAN GAINING MORE RESOURCES FROM [high-profile = Gangster/Mafia-style] KIDNAPPING.
* SAME > [NY Post] PAKISTAN EXTREMISTS [000's] SHOUT "DEATH TO AMERICA" AT ISLAMABAD RALLY.
Also demand HOLY WAR at mass rally organized by approximately 40 different Political-Activist Groups.
Mamas-N-Papas versus The Bangles???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-20 21:04||