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Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:00 PM

 

France to begin Afghan pullout

TULLE, France President Francois Hollande said Saturday France will begin its Afghanistan pullout next month and complete it by year-end ...

Allies have downplayed the impact of their early departure, saying Afghan troops are ready to take over.
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Reply France to begin Afghan pullout (Original post)
AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2012 OP
Tierra_y_Libertad Jun 2012 #1
Life Long Dem Jun 2012 #2
jannyk Jun 2012 #3
SGMRTDARMY Jun 2012 #4
AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2012 #7
morningfog Jun 2012 #5
malaise Jun 2012 #6

Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:01 PM

1. Memo to Obama: It's time to admit we lost and get out.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:05 PM

2. That's a good sign

 

That "Afghan troops are ready to take over".

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:05 PM

3. Not soon enough for the four killed yesterday.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:38 PM

4. These people have been warring for centuries just like the middle east

 

what makes us so arrogant to think that we're going to go in there and stop it. This is the same attitude we had in Vietnam and we all know how well that worked out.

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Response to SGMRTDARMY (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 04:51 PM

7. It is, of course, always easier for those behind the troops. The further behind, the easier.

 

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:57 PM

5. I applaud the French people.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 04:08 PM

6. Excellent

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