Skip to comments.Rules of Engagement getting American soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Posted on 10/18/2012 10:04:46 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
American troops are needlessly exposed to increased enemy attack, suffer unnecessary casualties, cannot secure or control the indigenous population and are not allowed to deny freedom of movement or maneuver to the Taliban. (1)
This is a portion of an 8 page letter which a Tactical Commander in Afghanistan, Colonel Harry Tunnell, wrote to Secretary of the Army John McHugh in August of 2010. Throughout, Tunnell associates what he believes to be unnecessary dangers faced by American troops with the Armys adoption of its Counterinsurgency operational doctrine known as COIN.
Introduced into the Afghan theater of operations by General David Petraeus in July of 2010, COIN includes...
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Did you hear that, Romney?? 3rd debate coming up!! We've been in Afghanistan since 2001. This war consumed 8 years of Bush's presidency, and nearly 4 of 0bama's yet 70% of the American soldiers killed happened under 0bama's watch. 0bama radically changed Rules of Engagement, resulting in increased American soldier deaths. The FACTS don't lie.
Correction: This war consumed 7 years of Bush’s presidency, not 8. Still a shocking statistic, however.
Handing the Taliban the win and getting more Americans killed without making it look too obvious. Romney would be accused of having 'lost it' if he said this BUT THAT IS WHAT IS HAPPENING UNDER OBAMA'S WATCH.
Clarifying and connecting the dots:
Obama is guilty of being an accomplice in the murder of American soldiers.
I thought that the purpose of war to to destroy the enemy’s stuff and kill the enemy’s citizens.
It used to be that the civilian populace would leave the war zone, because they knew it was unsafe and they might get killed. Now they stay and expect us to take precautions to not kill them. Precautions that might even get our own killed.