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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-04-11 09:43 AM
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26. The only thing I could think of is that the brass might have felt that they couldn't
get away with flying 4 helicopters in and getting them out safely. They might have considered that 4 copters would be too noticeable by the Pakis.

But you make a good point. Obama was considering the political implication of failure and the brass might have viewed this thing more narrowly.
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