Obama to ask for civilian Afghan aid through 2017

Jul 7, 2012 Full story: KHQ-TV Spokane 9

A U.S. diplomatic official says international donors are pledging $16 billion in aid for Afghanistan in hopes of helping stabilize the country after most foreign combat troops depart at the end of 2014.

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Patriot

Bethany, CT

#1 Jul 7, 2012
think he smoked too much weed and crack in his day!!
Screw Afghanistan

San Diego, CA

#3 Jul 7, 2012
How much more money and lives do we need to waste?
Mark

Karlsruhe, Germany

#4 Jul 8, 2012
and criminal militaries, bankers, speculators etc get hundreds of bilions of dolars a few times in year. Afghan civilians, who were murdered by global mass murderers from usa ( bush, clintons, obama , romney ) will get ( or not ) 16 bln dolars till 2017.
Lonewolf

Leesville, SC

#5 Jul 8, 2012
This just shows the level of stupidity in our government.As if we have any extra to give to any country,much less for those opposed to us.Does anyone in government have any common sense?Anybody?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#6 Jul 8, 2012
>>>The funds would help Afghanistan build its economy and make necessary reforms, Clinton said.<<<

the "funds" will go directly into president karzai's swiss bank account!

but, who cares, right? after all, we've got money to burn.
...the private business sector is doing just fine...isn't it, barry?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#7 Jul 8, 2012
Screw Afghanistan wrote:
How much more money and lives do we need to waste?
at least another $80 billion
June 39thee 2012

Fishers, IN

#8 Jul 8, 2012
2017..........<more>);.. ........;-0h, Barrock Orwelllist2023..........less). ....;)
June 39thee 2012

Fishers, IN

#9 Jul 8, 2012
Mark wrote:
and criminal militaries, bankers, speculators etc get hundreds of bilions of dolars a few times in year. Afghan civilians, who were murdered by global mass murderers from usa ( bush, clintons, obama , romney ) will get ( or not ) 16 bln dolars till 2017.
the4goneNATO wil takeitOver!!! USbroken arrow;-000h, just see the EUROnexttea;)german+many=Manag ermenty!

Since: Dec 07

Clermont, Florida

#10 Jul 8, 2012
Don't our drug lords and heroin addicts contribute enough?

NO MORE AID TO COUNTRIES NOT WILLING TO HELP THEMSELVES!

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