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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-21-10 05:51 PM
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27. This was a NATO operation keep in mind
which made it a more complicated situation. Then there was also a lack of political support from Congress which made the admin and the Pentagon fail to make the full committment Clark was asking for. But yes Clark took initiative to insure success and pissed off his superiors. Of course he did get the job done. In the final analysis its hard to argue with success.
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              - This was a NATO operation keep in mind  BootinUp   Oct-21-10 05:51 PM   #27 
                 - Being a NATO operation really doesn't change anything IRT the chain of command.  wmbrew0206   Oct-21-10 06:07 PM   #28 
                    - The US troops in Afghan. are not part of the NATO force.  BootinUp   Oct-21-10 06:09 PM   #29 
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