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#1 Lavrov said it was "strange" to insist on the withdrawal of troops while at the same time "Washington is discussing with Afghanistan very purposefully about establishing four or five military bases for the post 2014 period".
Strange indeed since we can only marginally protect and sustain the bases there now. I cannot imagine a Taliban government permitting such an undertaking.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-03-20 02:59||
#2 STFU Russia. I could also cite plenty you "MUST" with your Upside down history. So, America is in Afghanistan to help Russia? You never knew?
And to get train lines, and invade an ally while we are working at YOUR soft underbelly.
You should have been FAR more helpful asshole.
Now, this will be ends.
And if you dick me with Israel, I will have so many fudge packing Moslems in your nest you may never sleep again.
The USA gets help finishing and leaving Afghanistan. Do It, Russia.
Posted by newc 2012-03-20 04:12||
Posted by newc 2012-03-20 04:33||
#4 Translation: retreat through trashkanistans is not available.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-20 05:46||
#5 Russia can't afford to build the outposts B. So the US will, as shared use sites. Launch points, listening posts, staging areas, etc. Border 'stans squeezed between Russia and the outposts, a good viewpoint for the Saudi/Iran containment war, excellent drop point for orbital intel of Africa and eastern China, premier interdiction position for the Pak/India conflict, oil line defense forces for the pipes from Russia to Europe, the list goes on and on.
Posted by Skidmark 2012-03-20 11:45||
#6 Glad I have translators. Ohh, do not forget SE Asia.
Posted by newc 2012-03-20 14:01||
#7 Read, US-NATO IN POST-2014 AFGHAN/AFPAK = NO JIHAD IN TAIJIKISTAN + KYRGYZSTAN, AKA MAMA RUSSIA'S UNDERBELLY.
Lavrov has officially denied that any Russian Warships are even near Syria, let alone docked there wid alleged on-board Russ SpecFors = Anti-Terror Troops - YET, AFTER ALL THAT, THIS AM RUSSIA IS SUDDENLY NOW WILLING TO SUPPORT A UN MANDATE AGZ BABY ASSAD [Fox News].
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-20 22:11||