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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 02:17 AM

Afghan MPs warn against total pullout of US troops

Source: The Guardian

Afghan politicians have reacted with alarm to a White House announcement that it is considering a complete withdrawal of US troops after 2014, warning that disaster and civil war would follow.

The Obama administration has said it is considering the so-called "zero option" of a complete pullout despite earlier recommendations from the top military commander in Afghanistan to keep soldiers there to help the government.

That option and the angry reaction from Afghan officials are likely to dominate talks between President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart, Hamid Karzai, in Washington on Friday.

The meeting was already likely to be tense given ongoing strains in their relationship over the war.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/10/afghan-mps-warn-against-pullout

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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 02:21 AM

1. Fuck you Karzai

We know you used us to put your ass in power, than backstabbed us every chance you got.

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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 02:23 AM

2. I hope this was a sincere proposal, and not just a stick to prod the Afghan

government with for some reason.

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