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Attackers in Afghanistan wore US uniforms
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Posted on 09/16/2012 3:39:53 AM PDT by nuconvert

Coalition military authorities in Afghanistan say the insurgents who attacked a British airfield in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, killing two U.S. Marines, wore U.S. Army uniforms and destroyed six Harrier fighter jets.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; british

1 posted on 09/16/2012 3:40:01 AM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

6 Harriers? I had heard a couple of helicopters. This was a victory for the Islamists, lets hope its very a brief celebration for them.


2 posted on 09/16/2012 4:00:06 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL
I think it's time for some gerrymandering.

I propose HockingGlasstan.

3 posted on 09/16/2012 4:03:30 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: nuconvert

Out. Now.


4 posted on 09/16/2012 4:10:48 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: nuconvert

Cardinal sin.....Never, ever, under estimate your opponent.
Need new leaders at Leatherneck. SOMETHING is wrong. 2 billion in destroyed aircraft is certainly embarrassing and a minor victory for the ragheads. We don’t have drones circling our own bases to insure we see them coming???


5 posted on 09/16/2012 4:56:04 AM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: halfright
2 billion in destroyed aircraft

You price Harriers like a mobbed up butcher prices ground beef.

6 posted on 09/16/2012 5:23:42 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: luvbach1

Fire suckup General John Allen then GTFO of AfPakistoon


7 posted on 09/16/2012 5:57:51 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: nuconvert

Probable bought the uniforms on Ebay...


8 posted on 09/16/2012 6:29:51 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: nuconvert

This attack was no doubt assisted by the “Afghan Army” traitors that Obama’s people continually trust, despite their obvious betrayal in the Chinook massacre (that everyone seems to have forgotten). Look for even more attacks to exploit Obama’s weakness. The Beyonce/Jay-Z fundrasier is on Tuesday night. Will Obama really attend as U.S. men are being slaughtered left and right by a rejuvenated Al Queda?


9 posted on 09/16/2012 7:14:33 AM PDT by montag813
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To: halfright
2 billion in destroyed aircraft

$138 million raw cost, plus around $30 million in miscellaneous associated and invested costs, for a total of around $170 million gone.

10 posted on 09/16/2012 7:18:15 AM PDT by montag813
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Look for even more attacks to exploit Obama’s weakness. The Beyonce/Jay-Z fundrasier is on Tuesday night. Will Obama really attend ...?

http://www.tmz.com/2010/03/05/beyonce-and-jay-z-rock-the-white-house/

Any further questions???


11 posted on 09/16/2012 9:42:42 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

That’s from 2010.


12 posted on 09/16/2012 9:45:16 AM PDT by sissyjane
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To: sissyjane
Thanks -- I didn't realize that.

But it probably explains the last two years of foreign policy and who has been making the decisions.

13 posted on 09/16/2012 9:50:51 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: nuconvert
Ah-Ha! Now it makes sense. This is an Ass Press article.
So it's no wonder the sentence structure is goofed up.
... the insurgents who attacked a British airfield in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, killing two U.S. Marines, wore U.S. Army uniforms and destroyed six Harrier fighter jets.
I'm pretty sure that SHOULD be written as...
... the insurgents who attacked a British airfield in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, killing two U.S. Marines and destroying six Harrier fighter jets, wore U.S. Army uniforms.
Ass Press likely got the translated article from their Taliban Stringer and just ran with it.
14 posted on 09/16/2012 11:47:51 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: GeronL

I think they raised it to 8 Harriers.
It was a well planned, organized attack.


15 posted on 09/16/2012 6:55:28 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

You mean its not a random disorganized mob upset about a little internet video on Youtube?


16 posted on 09/16/2012 7:38:55 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: nuconvert

//sarcasm


17 posted on 09/16/2012 7:39:24 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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