Afghans Losing Hope After 8 Years Of War

Afghans Losing Hope After 8 Years Of War

There are 129 comments on the WJXT story from Jan 9, 2010, titled Afghans Losing Hope After 8 Years Of War. In it, WJXT reports that:

The man on the motorcycle was going the wrong way down a one-way street, gesturing indignantly for the phalanx of traffic-clogged cars in front of him to move.

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Marg

Warsaw, Poland

#1 Jan 9, 2010
peace talks, withdrawal, rebuilding the country=homes for people and buildings for people just like schools, hospitals, houses for orphans, invalids and orphans, humanitarian aid for people and financial compensations for direct victims of this invasion. Crime agaianst humanity just liketill now cannot and must not last longer.It is enough.
Bleve

Savannah, GA

#2 Jan 9, 2010
Afghan common citizens have not had hope for 1000yrs. Individually they are frightened by the power of the War Lord.

Recall the pictures of Warlord characters in Mogadishu 1993, subtract 85% of the presented affluence = Afghanistan for the past 500 years.

No foreign invader has held the land of Afghan for any lengthy period. The Answer is simple.

Only the Afghan may effect his own destiny. Freedom and Liberty must me earned, not given.
Marg

Warsaw, Poland

#3 Jan 9, 2010
it must be end of this crime against humanity, buzz this Afghanistan off at last.
hopeandfaith

United States

#4 Jan 9, 2010
Bleve wrote:
Afghan common citizens have not had hope for 1000yrs. Individually they are frightened by the power of the War Lord.
Recall the pictures of Warlord characters in Mogadishu 1993, subtract 85% of the presented affluence = Afghanistan for the past 500 years.
No foreign invader has held the land of Afghan for any lengthy period. The Answer is simple.
Only the Afghan may effect his own destiny. Freedom and Liberty must me earned, not given.
I am in total agreement with you. Liberty has to be fought by those who are oppressed. We are dealing with a different mindset with these people. We should have done our homework assignment in Iraq...realized the different factions within Islam who will not come together. Hard fought wars for the betterment of people who simply to not have it in their culture or religion to want to change their way of living. When we leave, it will return to their status quo....and a blood bath will begin. All Muslim countries will have a part in securing the domination of their sect as the ruling class of Iraq. Afghanistan is even more primitive and will return to warlord rule and a caveman mentality. Those who have befriended the US will be killed or severely punished. The good work that has been done to help the Afghans will be obliterated in a short time after the troops leave. Was it all for nothing????

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#6 Jan 9, 2010
Marg wrote:
peace talks, withdrawal, rebuilding the country=homes for people and buildings for people just like schools, hospitals, houses for orphans, invalids and orphans, humanitarian aid for people and financial compensations for direct victims of this invasion. Crime agaianst humanity just liketill now cannot and must not last longer.It is enough.
Pass on to your contacts in the Taliban that maybe if they stop blowing up the schools we build, the water systems we build and the medical facilities we build..., all for the Afghans, and stand down with the global jihad and stop planting mines and bombs in the roadside, then maybe someday the rest of the free world will stop hunting for the butcher's of Islam.

http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/
MUQ

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#7 Jan 9, 2010
hopeandfaith wrote:
<quoted text>I am in total agreement with you. Liberty has to be fought by those who are oppressed. We are dealing with a different mindset with these people. We should have done our homework assignment in Iraq...realized the different factions within Islam who will not come together. Hard fought wars for the betterment of people who simply to not have it in their culture or religion to want to change their way of living. When we leave, it will return to their status quo....and a blood bath will begin. All Muslim countries will have a part in securing the domination of their sect as the ruling class of Iraq. Afghanistan is even more primitive and will return to warlord rule and a caveman mentality. Those who have befriended the US will be killed or severely punished. The good work that has been done to help the Afghans will be obliterated in a short time after the troops leave. Was it all for nothing????
Prey tell us what has west done in eight years for betterment of life of common Afghan people?

For them opening bars, casinos, and KFC and Mcdonald outlets are the only signs of civilization and nothing else.

Afghans have shrugged off all invaders to their land. Russia was the latest.... US and NATO would ultimately face the same fate. They can only dealy but not reverse their fate.

They still have time to get out from there with as much grace as they can muster.

This is the writing on the wall. Obama has also been suck into the war initiated by his predecessor GWB the Great. Poor guy, he has to take the blame for things he did not start and cannot finish.

What a waste of Nobel peace prize!!

“Learning from others is good.”

Since: Dec 09

Location hidden

#8 Jan 9, 2010
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Prey tell us what has west done in eight years for betterment of life of common Afghan people?
For them opening bars, casinos, and KFC and Mcdonald outlets are the only signs of civilization and nothing else.
Afghans have shrugged off all invaders to their land. Russia was the latest.... US and NATO would ultimately face the same fate. They can only dealy but not reverse their fate.
They still have time to get out from there with as much grace as they can muster.
This is the writing on the wall. Obama has also been suck into the war initiated by his predecessor GWB the Great. Poor guy, he has to take the blame for things he did not start and cannot finish.
What a waste of Nobel peace prize!!
I agree we should puul out. We cannot change another countries way of life, that is invasion.
MUQ

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#9 Jan 9, 2010
R-L-H wrote:
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Pass on to your contacts in the Taliban that maybe if they stop blowing up the schools we build, the water systems we build and the medical facilities we build..., all for the Afghans, and stand down with the global jihad and stop planting mines and bombs in the roadside, then maybe someday the rest of the free world will stop hunting for the butcher's of Islam.
http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/
This is really beautiful!! First you bash up a country and then show as if you are going to build it up from scratch and then blame the opponents for not allowing you to do it.

Same scenario , the way you people BUILT UP IRAQ!!!

The country with sixth largest army was left so weak that it needed US to help it train the common police force!!! Forget about Army.

And the beauty is that you have cheek to come on public forum and play angel and paint other people as devils!!

Will Devil be looking any more different than your GWB the Great, Dick Cheney and their cotories?
Yay

Reading, PA

#10 Jan 10, 2010
MUQ wrote:
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This is really beautiful!! First you bash up a country and then show as if you are going to build it up from scratch and then blame the opponents for not allowing you to do it.
Same scenario , the way you people BUILT UP IRAQ!!!
The country with sixth largest army was left so weak that it needed US to help it train the common police force!!! Forget about Army.
And the beauty is that you have cheek to come on public forum and play angel and paint other people as devils!!
Will Devil be looking any more different than your GWB the Great, Dick Cheney and their cotories?
the weather report in your area says a hot and steamy 4,000 degrees. better wear your anti radiation suit.
MUQ

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#11 Jan 10, 2010
Yay wrote:
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the weather report in your area says a hot and steamy 4,000 degrees. better wear your anti radiation suit.
Keep on Dreaming and be amused at the thoughts. Did you vote for GWN during his re-election?
MUQ

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#12 Jan 10, 2010
Suezanne wrote:
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I agree we should puul out. We cannot change another countries way of life, that is invasion.
You are right, we should not try to change how other people live or how they act.

We cannot force our civilization or our way of living on others. These "forced or acclerated" changes are always counter productive.

Leave Afghans the way they are, let them be backwards for all that you should care.

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#13 Jan 10, 2010
Does anyone HERE believes that afganistan war will end??? how is it possible? if USA takes advantages such controling drugs, after usa occupied (at least poitical) drug planting/ selling has increased approximately 20-30 times,

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#14 Jan 10, 2010
what I wrote based on ONA.
According to Néstor Reverol the director of ONA ,

Annual production of drugs were 7600Ha (185 tons) it was before american occupation, after USA entered the land it has increased 157000 ha (almost 20 times more),so 7 748 tons

All data provided by UNODC and added if USA maintains its existence in afganistan drugs selling will be 3 times more

“Learning from others is good.”

Since: Dec 09

Location hidden

#15 Jan 10, 2010
borchali wrote:
what I wrote based on ONA.
According to Néstor Reverol the director of ONA ,
Annual production of drugs were 7600Ha (185 tons) it was before american occupation, after USA entered the land it has increased 157000 ha (almost 20 times more),so 7 748 tons
All data provided by UNODC and added if USA maintains its existence in afganistan drugs selling will be 3 times more
What a reality check, I did not know this is going on. Drugs.....Money.....USA part to blame...what a shame.....
Drugs are ruining our nation, the world..........

“Learning from others is good.”

Since: Dec 09

Location hidden

#16 Jan 10, 2010
borchali wrote:
Does anyone HERE believes that afganistan war will end??? how is it possible? if USA takes advantages such controling drugs, after usa occupied (at least poitical) drug planting/ selling has increased approximately 20-30 times,
What a reality check, I had no idea. This is very bad news if this is all true. Drugs will destroy the USA, the World..........
But I'm sure there are alot of people in the world who don't do drugs to keep things going strong. Always have faith.

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#17 Jan 10, 2010
Suezanne wrote:
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What a reality check, I had no idea. This is very bad news if this is all true. Drugs will destroy the USA, the World..........
But I'm sure there are alot of people in the world who don't do drugs to keep things going strong. Always have faith.
of course bro not all people are faulties or guilties,for what USA is doing terrible things such as murdering innocent people it doesnt mean all american people are guilty or responsible for what it does.

THERE ARE NO GUILTY OR KILLER OR BAD NATION, THERE ARE K&#304;LLER GUILTY AND BAD PEOPLE(PERSONS)
hopeandfaith

United States

#18 Jan 10, 2010
MUQ wrote:
<quoted text>
Prey tell us what has west done in eight years for betterment of life of common Afghan people?
For them opening bars, casinos, and KFC and Mcdonald outlets are the only signs of civilization and nothing else.
Afghans have shrugged off all invaders to their land. Russia was the latest.... US and NATO would ultimately face the same fate. They can only dealy but not reverse their fate.
They still have time to get out from there with as much grace as they can muster.
This is the writing on the wall. Obama has also been suck into the war initiated by his predecessor GWB the Great. Poor guy, he has to take the blame for things he did not start and cannot finish.
What a waste of Nobel peace prize!!
We have soldiers who have died and been severely injured in Afghanistan....we have spent US treasure to build schools, set up an infrastructure....surely you can see the good that the US has done. The people are not organized enough or are they strong enough to go up against the fierce, inhumane fight against the Taliban. It has been an exercise in trying to help, but it will fail as all other occupations have done. We cannot police the world, but we still try. The US is one that steps in when people are being systemically wiped out. Most other countries do not do so. Humanitarian aid is always headed up by the US. Having said that, I think that the US should strike by air, and not by boots on the ground. We have the capabilites of finding the insurgents and killing them. They surround themselves with civilians....the cowards that they are, and therein lies the problem we face. We are up against an enemy who would rather throw acid in the faces of its girls who are trying to get an education. They would rather see them disfigured than educated. The hope for the Afghan people is the unity of the tribes that will fight for their country.

“Support our Troops”

Since: Apr 07

Ontario, Canada

#19 Jan 10, 2010
War is not an answer to anything. We all deserve as people to reside on this Earth and live our best life.

The problem is Men and their incessant need and want to control and manipulate for their greedy selfish needs. There is NO ANSWER in ANY RELIGION as to why we are here and where we will go.

There are THOUSANDS of religions and everyone believes they are 'right' about their beliefs.

WE KNOW NOTHING OF WHERE WE CAME FROM OR WHERE WE ARE HEADED. GET OVER IT.

LET'S ADVANCE OUR RACE TO IMPROVE OUR ONLY PLACE TO LIVE - EARTH.

Stop the infighting and work towards common goals.

RELIGION IS THE CAUSE OF ALL CONFLICTS THROUGHOUT TIME.

They are Books written by Men. Enough Said! Don't believe everything you read!! You have more luck getting to the truth out of the Enquirer than you do any religious nonsense!

I am spiritual, but NOT RELIGIOUS. Its Garbage people!
Stop believing in that crap and the world will be a better place.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#20 Jan 10, 2010
hopeandfaith wrote:
<quoted text>I am in total agreement with you. Liberty has to be fought by those who are oppressed. We are dealing with a different mindset with these people. We should have done our homework assignment in Iraq...realized the different factions within Islam who will not come together. Hard fought wars for the betterment of people who simply to not have it in their culture or religion to want to change their way of living. When we leave, it will return to their status quo....and a blood bath will begin. All Muslim countries will have a part in securing the domination of their sect as the ruling class of Iraq. Afghanistan is even more primitive and will return to warlord rule and a caveman mentality. Those who have befriended the US will be killed or severely punished. The good work that has been done to help the Afghans will be obliterated in a short time after the troops leave. Was it all for nothing????
Who told you that we are in Afghan to 'liberate' people? Liberation is secondary to destroying the enemy; however,'liberation' generally follows, unless the Leftist/democrats do a repeat of Nam. Did it occur to you that if left alone, Afghanistan would be a major operating land base for terrorism? Can you find out on your own how many terrorist training camps we hit during the first year in Afghan? How many foreign passports did we find?(Hundreds of Saudi ones too, just to mention) How many people were cycled through these camps per every six months? Would we now have just a few hundred or over five hundred thousand trained Islamic operators who went through these camps roaming the western countries along with several thousand cell commanders coordinating everything? If you don't know then you have no business running your mouth. You have no idea what you are talking about. The bigger picture completely eludes you. Get a map. Look at who surrounds Afghanistan. Go read other things besides Leftist crap. You are correct however; that if we pack up, a blood bath will happen, but it will extend much further than the country itself. Mark my words; if the wondering boy, the embracer of all things anti-American and extreme Leftist, the media created candidate, Obama, has himself, somehow, been hit with global reality and has decided that he actually would like the Western societies to remain so, and has PUSHED FORWARD in the war on terror,(read that as Islamic jihad against the West) then we will not be abandoning much of anything any time soon.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#21 Jan 10, 2010
MUQ wrote:
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Prey tell us what has west done in eight years for betterment of life of common Afghan people?
For them opening bars, casinos, and KFC and Mcdonald outlets are the only signs of civilization and nothing else.
Afghans have shrugged off all invaders to their land. Russia was the latest.... US and NATO would ultimately face the same fate. They can only dealy but not reverse their fate.
They still have time to get out from there with as much grace as they can muster.
This is the writing on the wall. Obama has also been suck into the war initiated by his predecessor GWB the Great. Poor guy, he has to take the blame for things he did not start and cannot finish.
What a waste of Nobel peace prize!!
The West owes you nothing; thinking so is a Third World mentality. Everyone knows that the US has given more resources than they should; you can find out all there is if you want to. For those who actually care, you will be amazed. Go look for yourselves. No nation has done more than the US.
What has the Taliban done to ‘better the lives of the common Afghan people’ besides enslave them? Use them as human shields, force them to plant mines in the road, burn their schools and drag them back into the Dark Ages?

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