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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 12:22 PM
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11. "counterterrorism efforts might contain the threat" is what Bushco thought for 7 years
and is what has got us into the mess we are in now. We finally have a president who is talking about helping Afghans rebuild their country and we're going to revert back to the Bush Junta's failed strategy?
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  -The price of bringing 'stability' to Afghanistan might simply be too high bigtree  Oct-27-09 10:54 AM   #0 
  - Agree with Schumer.  TwilightGardener   Oct-27-09 11:00 AM   #1 
  - Gee, do ya think?  unhappycamper   Oct-27-09 11:05 AM   #2 
  - If only I was driving in an expensive luxury car with out having to actually pay for it  NJmaverick   Oct-27-09 11:07 AM   #3 
  - Schumer considers Iraq "stable"?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-27-09 11:11 AM   #4 
  - sounds that way  bigtree   Oct-27-09 11:13 AM   #6 
  - My thought too- more evidence that the "deciders" are completely out of touch with reality.  BeHereNow   Oct-30-09 05:32 PM   #20 
  - US soldiers will not and cannot bring "stability" to Afghanistan  Sinti   Oct-27-09 11:12 AM   #5 
  - In the larger picture, a uniformed army will never overpower a guerilla force.  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-27-09 11:16 AM   #7 
  - So ludicrous that it's not, and never was, the actual reason for being there  Echo In Light   Oct-27-09 01:09 PM   #15 
     - It's the pipeline - but I didn't want to spread that bad knowledge around ATM n/t  Sinti   Oct-27-09 01:45 PM   #17 
  - Iraq and Afghanistan are 2 very different places. Iraq is Stable? Is THAT why we invaded?  uppityperson   Oct-27-09 11:18 AM   #8 
  - I don't think Schumer believes or is saying that Iraq is stable  bigtree   Oct-27-09 11:26 AM   #9 
  - We are planning for a huge Afganistan military, but they have no money  The_Casual_Observer   Oct-27-09 11:30 AM   #10 
  - "counterterrorism efforts might contain the threat" is what Bushco thought for 7 years  Turborama   Oct-27-09 12:22 PM   #11 
  - nation-building in Afghanistan isn't part of the original mandate  bigtree   Oct-27-09 12:37 PM   #13 
     - Afghanistan solution will need more than military force - Obama  Turborama   Oct-27-09 01:23 PM   #16 
        - most observers  bigtree   Oct-27-09 02:18 PM   #18 
  - War is Peace, Up is Down...  robdogbucky   Oct-27-09 12:25 PM   #12 
  - Nothing in the ME is stable  blues90   Oct-27-09 01:07 PM   #14 
  - we will admit defeat  mdmc   Oct-30-09 05:30 PM   #19 
 

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