While I generally agree with your comments, I believe that we are very active in this region. It has all the earmarks of the “Anvil and Hammer” strategy, with our troops only kilometers from the Pakistani border. The Pakistani’s drive the Taliban north and west towards the border and we provide the heavy hitting. Musharif has to publicly claim that no foreign troops will be allowed in his country, unless he wants an open revolt from the masses. Our Special Operators are clearly in combat in this region...one of our local Illinois Green Berets was killed in this region just days ago. This tells me we are playing in Pakistan’s backyard.
posted on 01/29/2008 12:24:35 PM PST
(A nation that believes in nothing will always lose to an enemy that believes in something.)
posted on 01/29/2008 1:36:56 PM PST
(Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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