Fewer Afghan troops could mean more Taliban violence

Feb 15, 2013 Full story: TheBostonChannel.com 8

Reducing the number of Afghan security forces could lead to an increase in Taliban violence inside that country as U.S. forces prepare to leave by the end of 2014, Army Gen.

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Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#1 Feb 15, 2013
Ya think there could be more violence??

And they are only figuring this out NOW??

<duh>
Sheik Yerbouti

New Hope, PA

#2 Feb 15, 2013
Who originally armed the taliban? Oh yeah, reagan and his cronies!

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#3 Feb 15, 2013
People do realize what this article is right? It is a manipulation piece.

They are going to start to get the people accustomed to the fact that the Barry Soetoro deadline is not going to happen.

When the deadline gets closer they will say we need to increase troop limits, or, what will happen is they will reduce active duty troop levels while replacing them with private contractors from Academi (Formerly known as XE and formerly before that known as Blackwater).
Sheik Yerbouti

New Hope, PA

#4 Feb 15, 2013
They need those troops to guard the opium crop! The US has been doing that for years in Afghanistan!
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#5 Feb 15, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
They need those troops to guard the opium crop! The US has been doing that for years in Afghanistan!
Yep. Taliban almost wiped OUT the opium crop until we decided to invade Afghanistan.

“.... in July 2000, Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, collaborating with the United Nations to eradicate heroin production in Afghanistan, declared that growing poppies was un-Islamic, resulting in one of the world's most successful anti-drug campaigns. As a result of this ban, opium poppy cultivation was reduced by 91%.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_Production...
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Hanoi, Vietnam

#6 Feb 15, 2013
Kahoki wrote:
People do realize what this article is right? It is a manipulation piece.
They are going to start to get the people accustomed to the fact that the Barry Soetoro deadline is not going to happen.
When the deadline gets closer they will say we need to increase troop limits, or, what will happen is they will reduce active duty troop levels while replacing them with private contractors from Academi (Formerly known as XE and formerly before that known as Blackwater).
Kohoko! U lookin at Boston chanel;) Heinz ketchop sold for Buffett $23B...wanne bee a janitor for Kerry yatch?!!! ;-000
Joe

Wümbach, Germany

#7 Feb 16, 2013
it would be optimally, if they would reconciliate with this Taliban, coexist peacefully and stop to hear global war criminals, mass murderers from usa, nato, who have ruined their country and who are main source of war and all possible tragedies there.
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#9 Feb 18, 2013
Joe wrote:
it would be optimally, if they would reconciliate with this Taliban, coexist peacefully and stop to hear global war criminals, mass murderers from usa, nato, who have ruined their country and who are main source of war and all possible tragedies there.
Reconcilite with the Taliban who provided PROTECTION FOR OSAMA and his band of terrorists??

Had the Taliban produced Osama for prosecution, there would have been NO REASON to invade Afghanistan.

The entire country of Afghanistan paid the price for the Taliban protection of those who attacked America on 9/11/01.

Would you (in Germany) have reconciled with someone who had caused your country great trouble, like, let's say, HITLER??

I think NOT!

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