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Segami Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-22-09 07:12 AM
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Top NATO commander General Stanley McChrystal calls training local soldiers and cops our main effort in Afghanistan. But whipping recruits into shape is a whole lot harder when theyre stoned out of their minds.

You walk into a whole squad of ANA smoking hashish. They dont understand that the use of drugs, it effects the way that they accomplish their mission, says one disgusted marine. Soldiers come out without helmets, soldiers come out missing a lot of gear.

Obviously, there are plenty of units that are more professional. But this isnt the first time red-eyed Afghan troops have been caught on tape.

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What the hell are we doing there?
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