Skip to comments.Afghan president lashes out at US 'threats'
Posted on 12/10/2013 9:09:38 AM PST by yoe
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the United States, accusing it of making threats in the dispute over an agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014.
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If you like the Taliban...You can keep them. Period.
The article talks about a signed "security" agreement being the basis of the US staying in Afghan. It sounds like at least part of it is the same sticking point that got us out of Iraq...a status of forces agreement. The real bottom line on that is that the US refuses to give up control of our own troops for any reason. We control them and we try them for any legal proceeding. No way I'd subject any American -- even a criminal -- to Islamic so-called justice.
If this is an excuse to get us out of Afghan I'm all for it. It is immoral/unethical/illegal to spend our troops' lives on a war that we are not even trying to win.