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US military deaths in Afghanistan skyrocket under Obama
Allen B. West ^ | Feb. 13, 2014 | Allen B. West

Posted on 02/13/2014 4:24:25 PM PST by Theo

As a former combat commander, I can tell you that fear is difficult to avoid on the battlefield. But on today’s battlefields, a new fear haunts our troops: the fear of persecution by their own government. That fear leads to internal hesitation. And that leads to death.

Billy and Karen Vaughn, parents who know the pain of having their warrior son betrayed write on Breitbart.com “U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan are now forced to fight a two-fronted war. Before each deployment, these soldiers understand fully that day after day they will do battle against relentless terrorists with shifting loyalties and unspeakable hatred. But what none of them could have foreseen was the killing field that would open from their rear: the Continental United States.

Our government’s incessant tightening of already restrictive ROE (Rules of Engagement), compounded by the failed COIN (Counterinsurgency) strategy—also known as “winning hearts and minds”—has made an otherwise primitive enemy formidable.”

The chart below shows the awful truth about US military deaths in Afghanistan.

Read more at http://allenbwest.com/2014/02/us-military-deaths-afghanistan-skyrocket-obama/#OBED5P3PRvw4tkcA.99

(Excerpt) Read more at allenbwest.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; allenwest
The chart on Allen West's site is pretty compelling ...
1 posted on 02/13/2014 4:24:25 PM PST by Theo
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To: Theo

Just think...My nephew is going wheels up (heading over there) with his battalion in short order...


2 posted on 02/13/2014 4:28:49 PM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Theo

3 posted on 02/13/2014 4:29:52 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: Theo
Thank God the American people made that hopey changey choice after the war monger Bush's term was over and put in that honest, peaceful, man of integrity Nobama ( I think I need to throw up)who promised to bring our troops home and so on and so on. Well did achieve some change in regards to American military, he is getting a lot more killed!
4 posted on 02/13/2014 4:31:53 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Theo
US military deaths in Afghanistan skyrocket under Obama

Bush's Fault

5 posted on 02/13/2014 4:36:32 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Theo

Obama and the DNC bring death to Americans in the military
and to ALL non-Moslem Americans, who are not EXEMPT,
through ObamaCARE.


6 posted on 02/13/2014 4:40:06 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Theo

I was always partial to Search and Destroy, myself.


7 posted on 02/13/2014 4:40:34 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Theo

8 posted on 02/13/2014 4:40:57 PM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: Delta 21

SUCH a wonderful caption to the poster-girl for banality, vapidity, shallowness and stupidity. WHAT a combination. Sign her up for the BillyClintonFanClub!!


9 posted on 02/13/2014 4:45:15 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Theo

Another scandal never reported on,but one far more important than all the others combined. Removes the troops from Iraq where the absence of US troops destabilized the entire region, and moves them to a barren wasteland of no value, where they are not allowed to engage. Meanwhile the Muslim Brotherhood had free reign, and actual White House support, to destroy any change of peace in the Middle East. Amazing.


10 posted on 02/13/2014 5:00:20 PM PST by reaganviawalker
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To: Theo

What I miss is the daily death count the msm’s gave us under Bush. /sarc.

I’m also very impressed by the intensity of the loud, angry demonstrations against Obama’s warmongering held every week by ISM, not in our name and the whole lefty peace crowd. You know, the ones where they call Obama a war criminal and carry posters depicting him as hitler and in the crosshairs of a rifle scope.

They are such hypocritical bastards. Pretending to care about the poor, oppressed people, but only when the president is a republican. I hate them.


11 posted on 02/13/2014 5:08:34 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: Theo

Obama doesn’t care about how many American lives are lost in Afghanistan.

He is more concerned about how many Taliban lives are taken.

Hence, his ROE are designed to favor the Enemy.

I defy anybody to dispute my take on this.


12 posted on 02/13/2014 5:13:57 PM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: stevie_d_64
My daughters friend is there. He is bored they are not out on any supply missions. Thank god for boredom. He said a list is coming out on Saturday to see who will be heading home after only five months.
13 posted on 02/13/2014 5:20:26 PM PST by angcat
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To: mountn man

I was waiting for that. ;-)


14 posted on 02/13/2014 5:38:38 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: JewishRighter

“What I miss is the daily death count the msm’s gave us under Bush.”

I remember those — every night that would be the top story. Now ... silence. No agenda there, nope.


15 posted on 02/13/2014 5:39:51 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: angcat

Yup. I just watched Lone Survivor at the theater. I’d much rather have boredom than anything resembling the excitement portrayed in that movie.


16 posted on 02/13/2014 5:41:08 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: Theo
The New York Times will NEVER publish your chart. CNN won't show it. And Larry King will stay oblivious to the obvious. Great chart - thanks for sharing.
17 posted on 02/13/2014 5:43:59 PM PST by GOPJ ( America's drifting into totalitarianism because of left's exploitation of social failures.Greenfie)
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To: Theo
US military deaths in Afghanistan skyrocket under Obama

Then get them all out of there.

18 posted on 02/13/2014 5:45:44 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Theo

folks , PLEASE...support the Vaughns and their quest for the truth about what transpired leading to the Extortion 17 shoot down on August 6th 2011 , and purchase and READ ‘Betrayed ‘

http://forourson.us/

Allen is right , you won’t be able to put it down and Billy Vaughn lays out what he has discovered so far so clear and well you will SEE that there is a great conspiracy afoot to see that our special operators that ‘know too much’ are themsleves on a hit list . It’s as scary as it gets ....

Know thy enemy , be forearmed with knowledge and information .


19 posted on 02/13/2014 9:53:57 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Perhaps we should send odumbo over there. Might solve a problem.


20 posted on 02/14/2014 5:41:50 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Theo
I read the book. I will see the movie when it comes on Netflix with a big bottle of wine in hand. War movies stress me out.
21 posted on 02/14/2014 8:37:52 AM PST by angcat
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To: Theo
The Art of War

By Sun Tzu

12. There are three ways in which a ruler can bring misfortune upon his army:--

13. (1) By commanding the army to advance or to retreat, being ignorant of the fact that it cannot obey. This is called hobbling the army.

14. (2) By attempting to govern an army in the same way as he administers a kingdom, being ignorant of the conditions which obtain in an army. This causes restlessness in the soldier's minds.

15. (3) By employing the officers of his army without discrimination, through ignorance of the military principle of adaptation to circumstances. This shakes the confidence of the soldiers.

...

23. If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler's bidding.

...

18. No ruler should put troops into the field merely to gratify his own spleen; no general should fight a battle simply out of pique.

22 posted on 02/14/2014 8:48:06 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11)
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To: Theo

Am I reading it wrong? Looks like the last three years they’ve been trending down.


23 posted on 02/14/2014 8:50:25 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Progov

he’s the problem


24 posted on 02/14/2014 11:05:14 AM PST by LeoWindhorse
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