July, August deadliest months of Afghan war for US

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  1. faceking

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    July, August deadliest months of Afghan war for US - Yahoo! News

    The death brought to 44 the number of U.S. troops who have died in Afghanistan this month with four days left in August.
    More than 60,000 U.S. troops are in the country — a record number — to fight rising insurgent violence. The number of roadside bombs deployed by militants across the country has skyrocketed, and U.S. forces have moved into new and deadlier areas this summer, in part to help secure the country's Aug. 20 presidential election.


    goddammit, fucking Bush and his war for oil, and Halliburton, and Dick Cheney, and the Patriot Act, and anti-same sex marriage... oh wait... it's Obama , 7 months in... and it's getting worse. he told us we'd be out of Gitmo, Iraq and Afghanistan... what the fukc?

    I'm sure there's some logical Obamabot excuse around this as well.... regardless, at least Bush fucked up another cuntry... Obama is fucking up our own, and Afghanistan. Dipshit(s).
     
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    The Obamabots are not going to engage you with any discussion anymore. We're frankly sick and tired of your partisan bullshit.
     
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    not to mention Obama's promises of getting out of Iraq within months, closing Gitmo immediately and having no business in Afghanistan... the duping continues... dipshits... Yes You Did... yes you did... Change n' hope... dumbphucks. Make excuses.. starting... now.
     
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    Americans really don't have a problem with being in Afghanistan. What we're concerned with is direction, getting the Taliban out, weeding out al Qaeda, capturing bin Laden and crew, and seeing as many Americans safe as possible.

    Afghanistan is not Iraq. The two are unrelated unless you happen to be Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Assoc. sending Americans to their death for Iraqi oil fields and a lot of personal profit.
     
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    It's not even worth your time, jason.
    FaceQueen is not here to engage in any discussion. He's just going on with his regular liberal bashing routine and it's insanely TIRED.
     
  6. lucky8

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    Wasn't Obama's whole war campaign about leaving Iraq to focus on Afghanistan?


    I still don't understand why we don't just send in 200,000 soldiers, have sniper teams every couple miles along the entire Pakistan border, and get the job done right...I mean, it's not like we aren't America or anything...
     
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    Indeed it was and is.

    The Afghan border with Pakistan is 1,500 miles long and much of that is mountainous. People traverse the border every day and many aren't even aware there is a border. The border itself isn't even well-marked or surveyed. Then there's the question of who do you shoot? Taliban won't look like Taliban any more than ordinary Vietnamese looked like VC even though they may have been. Kill the wrong people and you alienate the Pakistanis. If we want to peek under the veils of the women crossing the border, then we're going to need female troops in direct combat positions too.

    I wish it could be easier.
     
  8. lucky8

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    Damn, are you telling me that we don't have automatic Taliban sensing machines? I'm disappointed America
     
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    Soldiers from the NATO nations are dying in Afghanistan while pursuing the goals of combatting and rooting out Taliban/Al Qaeda who have a history of waging savage attacks against the US and others. The eventual defeat of the Taliban would be to the benefit to the citizens of all the NATO allies and others as well.

    Meanwhile, the long term prospects for NATO in Afghanistan remain in doubt. I think we owe our combatants some respect rather than making light of what promises to be a long and deadly fight in a region that is historically known for chewing up and spitting out occupying armies.
     
  10. agnslz

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    Obviously faceking should've thought this thread through a little more carefully.

    Wait, Bush didn't fuck up our country?:rolleyes:
     
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