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#1 How much longer will ISAF and Washington remain in denial. Taliban bounty and post-ISAF street creds. These people are simple drug gangsters and thugs. Do they not recall their wild war stories and celebrations about famous Muj fighters and engagements, and how they hammered the Russians?
Highway 611 north to Kajaki Dam has been a tough slug. The highway, Kajaki Sufla (village) and the power station are key, strategic points.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-10 06:52||
#2 The KIAs are not getting much press because our Dear Leader and the MSM are focused on re-electing Dear Leader. Obummer is busy with another war right now. He is busy making the country safe from the likes of Mitt,Republicans, and Conservatives. It is difficult stuff attacking Mitt--got to meet with the team on a daily basis, coordinating with the press and the Super Pacs, conferencing with Axlerod, hustling money from the Hollywood crowd, getting the propaganda going with made-up stuff about Romney such as killing women, financing Bain with money from death squads, etc., conning the rubes, promising the big give-away, developing his economic plan to bail out all industry, making sure contraceptives are available from the government for all women, deflecting attention from the failures, covering up back trails, and playing golf.
Meanwhile, the relatives, children and friends of the KIA suffer back home.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-08-10 10:37||
#3 JQC, don't forget dodging on Fast/Furious, Black Panther prosecutions, laxing immigration enforcement, obstructing states from doing the job that the Fed gov't won't do, loosening welfare regs, and generally disregarding his Oath of Office.
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-08-10 10:40||
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-08-10 11:22||
#5 Insightful comments.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-08-10 12:52||
#6 Anyone not American is potential lethal enemy. Suggested new rules of conduct.
When in the presence of Afghan "friendlies", at least one, preferrably two sets of eyes on the friendlies with fully automatic pointed in their general direction. If a friendly makes a possible threatening move, the eyes weapon is on that threat, fingers on the trigger, so that at only a twitch of a finger the threat is eliminated at the disgression of the eyes. Helmet cam, just like police car cam stateside, records the threatening moves.
Objective Number 1 from here on, everyone comes back home alive after each person's Enduring Freedom mission is complete.
Posted by Rupert Guelph6043 2012-08-10 15:57||
at first I thought you were commenting on posts # 1 and #2, since THAT is also a Dear Leader tactic; especially the gun clinging, Bible-waving rubes in fly-over land....
Posted by USN, ret. 2012-08-10 22:12||