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#1 Just wait until Hollande meets Obama Mr Hollande will take the presidential Airbus to a meeting of the G8 at Camp David on May 18-19, followed on May 20-21 by a Nato summit in Chicago.
He can expect a chilly reception from President Barack Obama when he tells him France is going to withdraw its 3,400 troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2012, a year ahead of schedule. "We will find the terms of language that will enable us not to break the china," said a Hollande aide.
Posted by tipper 2012-05-07 00:40||
#2 Note the complete silence of the media on the dismal failure of Obama's surge.
Posted by phil_b 2012-05-07 05:30||
#3 Feinstein, a Democrat, said radical madrasas in Pakistan were providing new recruits to the Afghan insurgency.
Come now people! The entire conflict is being orchestrated under ISI tutulage and auspices from safehavens in Chaman and Quetta. It has been for YEARS! We are obviously unwilling to smite them, so we might as well declare it the miserable failure that it is, pack it up and leave.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-05-07 07:07||
#4 OK, Taliban may be stronger, but the "Tollybon" is not stronger, just ask Zero
Posted by Frank G 2012-05-07 09:42||
#5 No shit, Frank. What's up with that? Too much Harry Belafonte growing up, Barry?
Posted by tu3031 2012-05-07 16:56||