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(2,679 posts)
Fri Aug 27, 2021, 08:52 PM Aug 2021

Afghanistan is more than a Trump set up

I see that posted a lot.

It was the DOD who has been lying for multiple administrations. Both R and D’s

The military has said for many years that the Afghan Army could stand on its on. It collapsed in two weeks.

And once again we have servicemen and women dying, trying to help people. Saving them from the people who will line them up in the soccer stadium again.

That’s who to blame. They’ve been doing this since before Trump or President Biden

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Afghanistan is more than a Trump set up (Original Post) DashOneBravo Aug 2021 OP
Stephen Miller Corgigal Aug 2021 #1
Let's hope it gets out in the open. nt oasis Aug 2021 #10
Media-military-industrial-complex has been bullshitting everyone the entire time. RockRaven Aug 2021 #2
+1 DashOneBravo Aug 2021 #7
FFFFF45's Failure Blue Owl Aug 2021 #3
A trillion here, a trillion there.....that's the MIC for you. OAITW r.2.0 Aug 2021 #4
But not necessarily for evil reasons... brooklynite Aug 2021 #5
True it could be a reason DashOneBravo Aug 2021 #6
Do you have a response? DashOneBravo Aug 2021 #8
My response is that I know Jason and i find his explanation reasonable. brooklynite Aug 2021 #9
Looking at his bio DashOneBravo Aug 2021 #11


(9,291 posts)
1. Stephen Miller
Fri Aug 27, 2021, 08:56 PM
Aug 2021

slowed down all the immigrants visa. Trump certainly didn’t want brown people arriving at the airports on his watch. We are there to allow people time to get flown out.

Stephen Miller murdered those military troops, and many civilians who only tried to help us.
I listened to Deep State podcast last night, and the young woman named Troy, who worked in the V.P. Office explained it all.

OAITW r.2.0

(25,744 posts)
4. A trillion here, a trillion there.....that's the MIC for you.
Fri Aug 27, 2021, 09:13 PM
Aug 2021

When can we start charging SA and all of the oil exporting states in Arabian Gulf the $500Billion/year to provide the USN for getting their product to market? What? The price of gas will go up? Cool. That will help expedite the move to renewable energy.


(96,766 posts)
5. But not necessarily for evil reasons...
Fri Aug 27, 2021, 09:18 PM
Aug 2021

I was listening to a discussion with Jason Kander (Afghan war vet; former D Secretary of State in Missouri). His view is that the military and the Government had to continually talk up the Afghan Government to keep the collapse from happening years ago, with the hope that the Government would eventually stabilize..


(2,679 posts)
6. True it could be a reason
Fri Aug 27, 2021, 09:30 PM
Aug 2021

It could also be that the Afghan War was won in the first year by Special Operations and the CIA.

And the DOD conventional units decided to get in on it because it’s a new combat zone. Then use the same tactics of the road bound Russians, who were defeated.


(2,679 posts)
11. Looking at his bio
Sat Aug 28, 2021, 12:09 AM
Aug 2021

As a lawyer and intel guy. I have no doubt he has that positive view.

Ask him about the tactical decisions to put only road bound units. And FOB’s and COP’s in such locations that only airborne or air assault units could deal with it,

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