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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Coach is Right ^ | April 2nd, 2011 | Jim Emerson, staff writer

Posted on 04/02/2011 11:02:54 AM PDT by darkwing104

The Good News

On March 22 during a speech at the National Military Academy President Hamid Karzai announced that seven areas of Afghanistan will soon be under full Afghan Security control According to translation reported by the American Forces Press Service he said “We know that the people of Afghanistan do not want the defense of their country to be on others, and also those who have helped us during the last 10 years cannot afford any more sacrifices for our security and defense.”

He believes that Afghanistan should be run by Afghans.

For the first time in 40 years Afghans felt secure and confident to celebrate the Persian New Year “Nowruz.” in large public gatherings. Thanks to the Afghan National Security Forces the festival was held without incident. The celebration was an open display that the Afghans are starting to feel confident about their own security.

The Bad

Five soldiers from the 5th Stryker Brigade are being court-martialed for the senseless murder of five unarmed innocent civilians in the Kandahar province and drug use. The self-titled “Kill Team” would create a phony combat incident to justify killing randomly chosen Afghans. The soldiers would take trophy photographs to show off their crime.

The trials will be conducted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. One soldier already pled guilty in a pretrial agreement and was sentenced to 24 years. He will be called to testify against the other members of the “Kill Team”.

(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: press; reporting; war
Damn shame the MSM doesn't report the good news coming out of Afghanistan...


1 posted on 04/02/2011 11:03:06 AM PDT by darkwing104
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To: darkwing104
The question:.........
Are there any innocent civilians in the Kandahar province!!!?...

1) How many?..
2) Who are they?...
3) Are they future belligerents..?..

2 posted on 04/02/2011 11:34:46 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: darkwing104

Trying to Make My Day? Been kinda Ugly over there. Bad has not been the word. Good News should be first, but I don't get much of that lately.

3 posted on 04/02/2011 11:38:54 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: darkwing104

We put up with the same horses*** in Iraq. By April 2004, after a year of so in Iraq, nearly 100% of the hospitals were back up and seeing patients, children were back in school, some for the very first time, the infrastructure was about 80% restored, and lawlessness had been reduced to it’s lowest levels in 5 years. And what did we hear from the worthless MSM? How many US Soldiers and Marines had been killed that week, how much the war was costing, how many innocent civilians has been killed, yadi yadi yadi.


4 posted on 04/02/2011 11:39:42 AM PDT by NWFLConservative
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To: darkwing104
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5 posted on 04/02/2011 11:45:31 AM PDT by NWFLConservative
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To: NWFLConservative

You think the Media cares about civilians? Only if it makes them Money and you think I'm Ugly?

6 posted on 04/02/2011 11:47:53 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: NWFLConservative

Hilary makes, even me, Good.

7 posted on 04/02/2011 11:53:36 AM PDT by sr4402
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