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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-05-06 06:21 PM
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42. Try reading "Charlie Wilson's War" -- really outrageous...
how one Rep. was able to have an unparalleled impact on the Afghan (vs. USSR) war. He sat on the committee that provided the funds, and knew an agent inside the CIA who was gung-ho to do the same things he wanted done. They basically formulated an important component of US foreign policy on their own, and ended up training and equipping all those "freedom fighters" who later turned their USA-supplied expertise and weapons on the US.
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  -Afghan Teacher Beheaded For Educating Girls The Straight Story  Jan-04-06 09:07 AM   #0 
  - "Freedom is on the March"  saigon68   Jan-04-06 09:09 AM   #1 
  - You took the words right out of my (and W's) mouth!  BlueEyedSon   Jan-04-06 09:10 AM   #2 
  - Beat me to it!!!!  MADem   Jan-04-06 09:13 AM   #3 
  - This is not our fault.  Miss Chybil   Jan-04-06 09:09 PM   #25 
  - We let the Taliban take charge and then helped them stay there.  Cults4Bush   Jan-04-06 09:34 PM   #27 
  - read "ghost wars"  adriennui   Jan-05-06 10:42 AM   #40 
  - Try reading "Charlie Wilson's War" -- really outrageous...  eppur_se_muova   Jan-05-06 06:21 PM   #42 
  - It damned well IS our fault!  eridani   Jan-05-06 12:16 AM   #30 
  - You bet it's our fault.  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-06 01:07 AM   #31 
  - I know someone who set up Afghan girls' schools years prior to 9/11.  Festivito   Jan-05-06 03:50 AM   #32 
  - What a happy thought. Bless you Pollyanna  JNelson6563   Jan-05-06 04:59 AM   #33 
  - Yep  sakabatou   Jan-04-06 09:09 PM   #26 
  - How long do you the mayor will stay?  0007   Jan-04-06 10:45 PM   #28 
  - "the news doesn't report all the good news going on over there..."  NuttyFluffers   Jan-04-06 11:52 PM   #29 
  - Al-Zarqawi dun it.  pinniped   Jan-04-06 09:13 AM   #4 
  - the christofascists must be green with envy by now nt  msongs   Jan-04-06 09:14 AM   #5 
  - Animals  Loonman   Jan-04-06 09:14 AM   #6 
  - So, dropping 1000 pound bombs on villages is more humane?  Media_Lies_Daily   Jan-04-06 09:30 AM   #9 
     - no but they are still savages  alarimer   Jan-04-06 09:36 AM   #11 
     - What does that have to do with this?  Loonman   Jan-04-06 09:46 AM   #12 
     - a strange non sequitur, to be sure  alarcojon   Jan-04-06 10:03 AM   #14 
     - Only if Westerners are involved  enigma000   Jan-04-06 10:30 AM   #15 
     - Who was making a comparison?  NYC Liberal   Jan-04-06 02:05 PM   #21 
  - Elite troops bound for Afghanistan  enigma000   Jan-04-06 09:17 AM   #7 
  - I wonder how Canada got talked into doing this?  Media_Lies_Daily   Jan-04-06 09:33 AM   #10 
     - It was how they avoided the Iraq War n/t  enigma000   Jan-04-06 10:32 AM   #16 
  - That proves it. Now we have to invade Syria.  jobycom   Jan-04-06 09:29 AM   #8 
  - Syria and not Iran?  gratuitous   Jan-04-06 09:52 AM   #13 
     - We are at WAR and you want to argue about what country it is with?  jobycom   Jan-04-06 11:53 AM   #18 
        - I can't argue with logic like that!  gratuitous   Jan-04-06 12:37 PM   #19 
  - Lovely, lovely  Burning Water   Jan-04-06 10:39 AM   #17 
  - And we're supporting this government WHY?  Sabriel   Jan-04-06 01:58 PM   #20 
  - The Afghan government doesn't seem to be behind this  enigma000   Jan-04-06 02:16 PM   #22 
     - as we have ignored fundies!  fknobbit   Jan-04-06 06:44 PM   #23 
  - Poor, brave man  Habibi   Jan-04-06 07:52 PM   #24 
  - That's barbaric.  Dulcinea   Jan-05-06 05:04 AM   #34 
  - Headteacher decapitated by Taliban  emad   Jan-05-06 10:02 AM   #35 
  - At the risk of being considered hedonistic,  EST   Jan-05-06 10:02 AM   #36 
  - Uh..."head" teacher?  Ezlivin   Jan-05-06 10:02 AM   #37 
  - this is too depressing  adriennui   Jan-05-06 10:02 AM   #38 
  - mission accomplished.  antifaschits   Jan-05-06 10:02 AM   #39 
     - kick  saigon68   Jan-05-06 08:18 PM   #43 
  - And in this country, will not keeping holy the sabbath;  greiner3   Jan-05-06 05:24 PM   #41 
  - Afghan School Headmaster Beheaded  rodeodance   Jan-06-06 12:21 AM   #44 
     - very sad story. but a headmaster getting beheaded....well...  PretzelWarrior   Jan-06-06 12:21 AM   #45 
        - why do you say too easy of a headline?  rodeodance   Jan-06-06 12:21 AM   #46 
           - (WashPost) Headmaster Is Decapitated By Extremists in Afghanistan  rodeodance   Jan-06-06 12:21 AM   #47 
              - kick  rodeodance   Jan-06-06 12:21 AM   #48 
                 - Rice has said the Afgan should be the model for Iraq!!  rodeodance   Jan-06-06 01:15 AM   #49 

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