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2013-01-06 Afghanistan
Taliban Vow War if U.S. Stay in Afghanistan after 2014
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [245 views ]  Top
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Posted by Water Modem 2013-01-06 04:20||   2013-01-06 04:20|| Front Page Top

#2 Hmm, what do the Taliban think they have now?
Posted by Mike Ramsey 2013-01-06 09:55||   2013-01-06 09:55|| Front Page Top

#3 Nation building, Mike Ramsey. But in Afghanistan it is hard to distinguish from war, since both end up looking like Nagasaki, 1945. The difference is Afghanistan started out looking about like that.
Posted by Glenmore 2013-01-06 10:10||   2013-01-06 10:10|| Front Page Top

#4 Yep, couple dozen low yield nukes should do it. Prevailing wind is to Packyland. Bonus!
Posted by Zenobia Bluetooth1712 2013-01-06 10:48||   2013-01-06 10:48|| Front Page Top

#5 Looks like the 9000-from-10000 minima "safe" post-pullout US force in Afghanistan is still shrinking.

* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [SCMP.com] US PLANNING TO KEEP SMALLER FORCE OF ABOUT 6,000 TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER 2014.

I'm interpreting the "6,000" figure to mean "+/-", mostly "-".

By definition, IMO the US Govt-DOD must have good- to-high confidence in Kabul Govt. + Afghan National Army, Police given the Taliban's threat of new war come 2014 + after iff even one US = US-NATO Soldier remains in Afghanistan???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-06 23:06||   2013-01-06 23:06|| Front Page Top

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