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U.S. commander readying request for more troops to advise Afghans
Los Angeles Times ^ | 11/25/11 | David S. Cloud

Posted on 11/25/2011 12:18:51 PM PST by Nachum

Washington— The U.S. commander in Afghanistan has prepared a request for more troops to serve as advisors for Afghan military units, a sign that Washington and its allies are trying to speed up the hand-over of combat operations to the Afghans as they prepare to withdraw, U.S. and NATO officials said. The stronger emphasis on training may keep more U.S. troops on bases next year and help reduce U.S. military casualties before presidential elections next November. President Obama's Afghan policy is already an issue. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, who took command in Afghanistan last summer, wants 1,700

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghans; commander; request; troops
Dear Mr. Resident;

Get a clue.

1 posted on 11/25/2011 12:18:55 PM PST by Nachum
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The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 11/25/2011 12:24:15 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

No, I did not read the entire article....(too much excess yammering).

But as an aside: In the end, when martial law is declared, whose side will the military take? The Kenyan bastard’s side or the side of we the people?


3 posted on 11/25/2011 12:30:16 PM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer) (")
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

I hate to see them giving the Afghani’s more training, they will only use it against us ,if we ever have to go back, or if we fight Muslims somewhere else.


4 posted on 11/25/2011 12:44:10 PM PST by Venturer
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I hate to see them giving the Afghani’s more training

Wow. Not only did you use the wrong word, you also misspelled it.

5 posted on 11/25/2011 8:52:04 PM PST by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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