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Proposed Army manual tells G.I.s not to insult Taliban, speak up for women
FoxNews.com ^ | 12/12/2012

Posted on 12/12/2012 1:33:37 PM PST by RoosterRedux

A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women’s rights or criticize pedophilia, and the general in charge is not happy with it.

The draft of the newest Army handbook seems to suggest that ignorance of Afghan culture is to blame for deadly attacks by Afghan soldiers against the coalition forces, according to The Wall Street Journal, which got a peek at the 75-page document. But its message of walking on eggshells around the locals is not going over well with U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen, the top military commander in Afghanistan.

"Gen. Allen did not author, nor does he intend to provide, a foreword," said Col. Tom Collins, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan. "He does not approve of its contents."

More than three dozen attacks by Afghan soldiers have claimed the lives of some 63 members of the U.S.-led coalition this year. The insider attacks could jeopardize plans to transfer full security control to Afghan forces in 2014.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanmanual; pedophilia

1 posted on 12/12/2012 1:33:43 PM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

Get our troops the Hell out of there.


2 posted on 12/12/2012 1:35:09 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: RoosterRedux

I wonder if Boy Wonder had Bill Ayers pen this little handbook.


3 posted on 12/12/2012 1:35:18 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: RoosterRedux
A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban...

 

Gee. I wonder what SFB came up with this idea?

 

(self hint)


4 posted on 12/12/2012 1:40:45 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: RoosterRedux

“The Taliban are great, women should be beaten and I love to **** little boys!” - American Servicemen, under orders from Hussein.


5 posted on 12/12/2012 1:41:14 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (BOHICA eGOP!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Get our troops the Hell out of there.

That can't be said loudly enough! Either let our troops wreck the place and then rape them of their natural resources, or get the hell out so those backward smucks can enjoy their pleasant lifestyle.

6 posted on 12/12/2012 1:46:47 PM PST by GingisK
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To: RoosterRedux

Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women’s rights
How crazy is that! If you advocate for women’s rights you ARE insulting the Taliban. That’s just nuts.


7 posted on 12/12/2012 1:50:09 PM PST by Bitsy
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I wonder if Gen John Allen’s vocal displeasure about this handbook had any bearing on the FBI perusal of the emails between himself and Jill Kelley of Tampa.


8 posted on 12/12/2012 1:52:23 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: RoosterRedux

Uggh i hope this is a nightmare and i will wake up soon :(


9 posted on 12/12/2012 1:56:03 PM PST by The Right wing Infidel
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

>>Get our troops the Hell out of there.

Bring them home and give them jobs drilling, fracking, refining, and moving domestic oil. Cut off food shipments to the middle east. Let those demon-worshipping savages eat each other. When there’s one left, send a sniper over to blow his head off.


10 posted on 12/12/2012 2:03:07 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Bitsy

>>Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women’s rights
How crazy is that! If you advocate for women’s rights you ARE insulting the Taliban. That’s just nuts.

I think that means you are you NOT to insult the Taliban OR advocate for women’s rights.

We have met the enemy...and he is living large in DC.


11 posted on 12/12/2012 2:05:50 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: RoosterRedux
ignorance of Afghan culture is to blame for deadly attacks by Afghan soldiers against the coalition forces

And the Bengazi attack was caused by a video. Our country is run by idiots.

12 posted on 12/12/2012 2:23:48 PM PST by Fido969
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To: RoosterRedux

“Do not pass judgement on the heroin-dealing pedophiles”

sincerely,

Barack Obama (gayMuzzie machine-gun smuggler)


Man oh man, THAT one is for the books...


13 posted on 12/12/2012 2:30:40 PM PST by gaijin
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To: RoosterRedux

Is this coming from the (Major) Nidal Malik Hasan support group? Sure sounds like it!


14 posted on 12/12/2012 2:30:54 PM PST by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence but it is the road to our ruin!)
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To: RoosterRedux
So we are debating letting women serve in direct ground combat jobs--but our soldiers aren't supposed to advocate women's rights? Uh, right.

I am living in the freakin' Twilight Zone.

15 posted on 12/12/2012 2:31:42 PM PST by Lysandru
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To: Bryanw92

I think that means you are you NOT to insult the Taliban OR advocate for women’s rights.

oh.


16 posted on 12/12/2012 2:32:30 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: Bryanw92
We have met the enemy...and he is living large in DC.

As Eric Nordstrom, former Regional Security Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, said to Congress..."the Taliban is in the building."

17 posted on 12/12/2012 2:35:47 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: Fido969
And the Bengazi attack was caused by a video. Our country is run by idiots.

Our country has been infiltrated (at the very top) by the enemy.

18 posted on 12/12/2012 2:37:28 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: RoosterRedux

And we have a POTUS that would likely fail security clearances for an FBI or Secret Service job.


19 posted on 12/12/2012 2:44:02 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: RoosterRedux
As Eric Nordstrom, former Regional Security Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, said to Congress..."the Taliban is in the building."

Thus, the inspiration of my tagline, which was changed the day Mr. Nordstorm uttered those words.

It cannot be distilled any more simply than this--the enemy is in the White House.

In the State Department.

In the Pentagon.

In the CIA.

20 posted on 12/12/2012 2:52:31 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: RoosterRedux
On an unrelated topic, American troops in Germany are told not to speak ill of Nazis, mention concentration camps or stand up for Jews.

No? Well, it would be the same thing, wouldn't it?

No bullets in the rifles, don't say anything, don't stand for anything.
How can we export peace without values? The current admin don't have any.
Torch and salt all the opium fields and leave Afghanistan.

21 posted on 12/12/2012 3:04:13 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: exit82
Yep.

This country is in deep trouble unless someone (an agency) with power is aware of what is happening and has a plan to excise the cancer after it is fully exposed.

22 posted on 12/12/2012 3:33:13 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: RoosterRedux
goathumping women abusing child rapers are not to be called on it under pain of an Article-15???
23 posted on 12/12/2012 3:38:49 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: RoosterRedux

24 posted on 12/12/2012 4:53:10 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Ain’t that the frikken truth. And will this bizarre show ever come to an end so we can get back to reality and go to work?


25 posted on 12/12/2012 5:29:10 PM PST by RoosterRedux (He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats)
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To: RoosterRedux

“A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban”

You can kill em and urinate on em just don’t talk smack about em.


26 posted on 12/12/2012 7:27:20 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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