Skip to comments.Under Obama, Rules of Engagement in Afghan War Are Political Correctness Which Slow Down US Troops
Posted on 02/20/2010 1:58:44 AM PST by Suvroc10
Under the Obama Administration, the rules of engagement in the Afghan War are extreme political correctness, and this has brought well-earned criticism of the military's prosecution of the Afghan War from a very decorated source, Major General Robert Scales. Imagine if you're a Marine in Afghanistan, charged with fighting terrorists, yet you can't shoot at Taliban terrorists unless you see them actually holding weapons in their hands! If the Taliban terrorists only temporarily put their arms down, Marines are forbidden from shooting at them! Imagine that you also can't treat the captured terrorists "roughly"as in using "harsh" language against them that may hurt their little, wittle, terrorist feelingsand that you must release your terrorist foe after 96 hours if you don't hand them over to the Afghan police. Think this is a bad dream, a cruel joke or simply a liberal's wildest fantasy come true? Think again, for this is actual war policy going on in Afghanistan right now under Obama.
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The ONLY reason Obama wants us in Afghanistan is to get more of our troops killed. Soldiers tend to vote Republican and we can’t have any of that.