Marine to lead Afghanistan withdrawal

Dec 6, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Click Orlando

With little fanfare Monday, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford was confirmed by the Senate as the newest commander for the international forces in Afghanistan, charged with overseeing the final two years of the U.S.-led war and executing the White House plan to phase out troops and leave a small number behind after 2014.

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Since: Jan 07

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#1 Dec 6, 2012
Why leave any behind? We shouldn't have been in Afghan in the first place. Right idea to target terrorists, wrong country to attack.

Same with Iraq. Never should have been there. Those few remaining troops should also be withdrawn 100%.

I do tip my hat to Obama for withdrawing from Afghan. And I commend him for staying the course on Bush policy to withdraw from Iraq in 2011 - I just won't credit or applaud him for sticking to Bush policy as though it was his [Obama] policy, which Democrats have all credited Obama. Obama was not POTUS in 2007 when the agreement was signed for a withdrawal by EOY 2011.

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#2 Dec 6, 2012
Obama the phony, strikes again. It's a shame he didn't strike in Benghazi when we needed him.
He' great at doing Bush's ideas but when it comes for Home Boy to act on his own, as in Benghazi, he's an impotent coward.

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#3 Dec 6, 2012
Ninthman wrote:
Obama the phony, strikes again. It's a shame he didn't strike in Benghazi when we needed him.
He' great at doing Bush's ideas but when it comes for Home Boy to act on his own, as in Benghazi, he's an impotent coward.
CORRECT! He ALLOWED those Americans to be murdered. Navy ships were sitting in the Med off the coast of Libya, and could have had Marines boots-on-the-ground in minutes and saved those lives. Instead he chose to sit in his big leather chair and watch a live video stream from a drone overhead.
infact

Pretoria, South Africa

#4 Dec 6, 2012
Hey you cowars why you dnt come to afghanistan and fight there? Go and ask your soldiers what's happening with them,they are crying ,please stay in afghanistan and let's see who win this war muslims or you terrorists and your supporters. Muslims not guna do as america want they will lead their lives as GOD want its not a problem that what they have to pay cause everyone is going to die.
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Germany

#5 Dec 7, 2012
all this scum ( usa and nato and sidekickers ) should be withdrawn, no small amounts after 2014.

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