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US-Afghan military operations suspended after attacks
NBCnews.com ^

Posted on 09/17/2012 6:59:55 PM PDT by Perdogg

Most joint U.S.-Afghan military operations have been suspended following what authorities believe was an insider attack Sunday that left four American solders dead, officials told NBC News.

“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a senior military official said. So far this year, 51 NATO troops have been killed in these so-called blue-on-green attacks. Sunday's attack came a day after two British soldiers were shot dead by an Afghan policeman, Reuters reported.

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1 posted on 09/17/2012 6:59:58 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

I think we should let the islamderthals have their dirt.


2 posted on 09/17/2012 7:01:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Perdogg

Thank GOD!!!! Jeesh! How many of our men and women have died to this STUPID CRAP?????

ENOUGH APPEASEMENT! THEY DON’T WANT TO BE FREE! They want US to live under Sharia.

Bring the troops home. If The muzzies attack us......bomb them ALL TO HELL and LEAVE.

NO “nation building”. Enough of these $hitholes.


3 posted on 09/17/2012 7:06:56 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Perdogg
The "spontaneous" hatred for the United States is being inflamed by the illegitimate perpetuation of holding the "film" responsible. Instead of pointing to the well structured Islamic Crusade against the West, feckless US officials are holding Constitutional Liberties at fault. This is a very serious problem!

Where is Hollywood, where is the ACLU, where is the MSM, where is Congress?

4 posted on 09/17/2012 7:08:40 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Perdogg

Uh, we can’t trust them? WOW! What a revelation huh? Should have asked the Russians how they got them to be trustworthy.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


5 posted on 09/17/2012 7:08:57 PM PDT by rktman
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To: Perdogg
From what I understand, the attackers destroyed 8 out of 10 Harriet Jets at the base.

Quite a victory for their side.

6 posted on 09/17/2012 7:09:33 PM PDT by what's up
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I agree FREE DIRT FOR AFGHANITARDS!!!!!


7 posted on 09/17/2012 7:10:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Perdogg

They’re just now figuring this out? Never trust a group of fanatics who hate you, and want to see you dead.


8 posted on 09/17/2012 7:12:56 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Perdogg

IMHO, vacate and leave behind several megatons of glass wielding fusion material.


9 posted on 09/17/2012 7:13:56 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: Perdogg

But our dear leader understands these things, he went to Cairo, and said it would be a turning of the leaf... I am sickened by the loss of the Officers and the Aircraft, but more so the lack of leadership from Obama down.


10 posted on 09/17/2012 7:15:33 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: cripplecreek

Unlikely there’s any clear cut solution involving the ME petroleum reserves and the prospect of unseemly alliances with other non-Islamic adversaries of the West.


11 posted on 09/17/2012 7:15:43 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Perdogg

this should go viral

http://burntheblackflag.wordpress.com/

if 10’s of 1000’s of people did this it would make a difference


12 posted on 09/17/2012 7:21:51 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Perdogg

Not to be a real stick in the mud, but training Afghans is the mission that keeps us in Afghan.

It’s one of the prongs of the counter-insurgency strategy. Take over an area and leave local good guys to keep it under control.

Those “local good guys” are busy killing our guys, so we stopped doing the “train them” piece of the “leave local good guys to keep sanitized areas under control.”

So, why are we now in Afghanistan if we just now gave up on the only sane mission that makes sense.


13 posted on 09/17/2012 7:26:54 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Gene Eric

Maybe the people who buy the bulk of that oil should protect it because we’re petty low on the list of mideast oil users.


14 posted on 09/17/2012 7:28:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Perdogg

NO SHRIT SHERLOCK! Never trusted them to begin with.


15 posted on 09/17/2012 7:30:31 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Perdogg
“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people....”

Least of all our supposed CIC.

16 posted on 09/17/2012 7:42:39 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Perdogg

A lady told me her grandson came back from a tour in Afghanistan and told her, “Granny, we are not even allowed to shoot at them. We have to shoot into the air over their head if we think they are coming at us.”


17 posted on 09/17/2012 7:53:22 PM PDT by Jude in WV
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To: xzins

The first rule of fighting is NEVER LET YOUR GUARD DOWN.
We need to start building family quarters in Afghanistan. We call it PENTAGON FORWARD and move half the Pentagon over there with their families. This thing is over in a month. Their wives would be screaming at them so loud they’d wear ear plugs at home.


18 posted on 09/17/2012 7:55:12 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Perdogg

First the Brits, then the Russkies, now the USA.

We cannot tame these animals unless we have the will to kill a whole lot of them. We don’t. Of course, that didn’t work for the Russkies either.

The afghanitards are happy living in an 8th century tribal society in which women are for procreation and little boys are for fun. If we aren’t willing to nuke ‘em, bring our tropps home.


19 posted on 09/17/2012 8:21:13 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Perdogg; All

I suppose they need to go to Muslim sensitivity training since it appears this admin is blaming our troops for their own deaths. This is just awful!

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/blaming_our_troops_gsNkgSOnejhkmabM2KA6TI


20 posted on 09/17/2012 8:27:13 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Perdogg

Wrong Answer!

It Rewards the terrorists!
You get more of the same behavior!

Instead, segregate the locals, communicate electronically.

Use more drones.
Screw complaints about “collateral damage”.
Tell them its their failed they can’t be trusted.


21 posted on 09/17/2012 8:51:27 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: G Larry

FAULT!


22 posted on 09/17/2012 8:53:00 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: Perdogg

And it took how many dead soldiers before they got it through their thick skulls?


23 posted on 09/17/2012 8:57:36 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: what's up
From what I understand, the attackers destroyed 8 out of 10 Harriet Jets at the base.
Quite a victory for their side.


We lost 8 Harriers and the Squadron Commander,

Worst combat loss of aircraft since Vietnam 40 years ago.

Obama’s Rules of Engagement have lost the war for us in Afghanistan. The Obama worshiping media has refused to publicize that our combat losses in Iraq and Afghanistan doubled overnight the day after Obama was sworn in and have continued at that pace throughout his term in office.

We actually had lower casualties during the early days of heavy fighting than we have had with the peace time occupation under Obama.

As soon as Obama took office reporting on the war and the number of troops killed and wounded ceased despite the fact that death rate actually doubled under Obama due to Roes and mismanagement of the war effort, kind of the homeless problems disappear when a Democrat takes office.

quite a difference

24 posted on 09/17/2012 8:58:54 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Perdogg
We need a large manufacturing base to support forces large enough for denazification of those countries. Otherwise, continue the civilian-like policing foolery and eventually run away. Our non-Baby-Boomer descendents would trade nuke exchanges with 'em later...but not much later.


25 posted on 09/17/2012 8:58:54 PM PDT by familyop ("Don't worry, they'll row for a month before they figure out I'm fakin' it." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

And turn Karzai over to the Taliban on the way out.


26 posted on 09/17/2012 9:01:53 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: HollyB

Muslim sensitivity training?! What’s wrong with these generals? Can you imagine General Patton talking like this?


27 posted on 09/17/2012 9:42:41 PM PDT by KittyKares (.)
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To: Gene Eric

Even Fox News Radio is spouting the same regime line. They sound like msnbc


28 posted on 09/17/2012 11:08:53 PM PDT by Eagles6 (DNC 2012 Convention: Celebrating infanticide and sodomy. Denying God.What could possibly go wrong?)
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To: rdcbn
As soon as Obama took office reporting on the war and the number of troops killed and wounded ceased

Actually, the war reporting ended almost to the day that Bush introduced the surge.

From that time in '08, the media knew we had won in Iraq; they switched almost immediately to the economy and from that point on they drove the markets down to collapse.

However, you are correct that since numbers of killed and wounded started back up after Obama's election we have heard virtually NOTHING about numbers.

29 posted on 09/17/2012 11:14:17 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Eagles6

At least Hannity and members of “The Five” are speaking loudly to the Admin’s prioritization of the Qur’an over the Constitution.


30 posted on 09/17/2012 11:36:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Perdogg

Bring the troops home. Use the $avings for Sequestration.


31 posted on 09/18/2012 2:02:22 AM PDT by ReaganGeneration2
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To: Perdogg

“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a senior military official said.

Nutshell . . . from Day 1

32 posted on 09/18/2012 8:04:26 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: Perdogg; xzins; Gene Eric

OCTOBER 6, 2001

“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a senior military official said.

My, how things have changed.

33 posted on 09/18/2012 8:38:39 AM PDT by bigheadfred (evry day i'm shufflin')
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To: tomkat
“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a senior military official said.

He's talking about the administration right?

34 posted on 09/18/2012 8:58:00 AM PDT by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: BubbaBasher
take yer pick !   ;-)
35 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:23 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: Perdogg
“We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a senior military official said.

My son has been home from Afghanistan since the end of January 2012. While he was there he often alluded to the fact Afghanis could not be trusted and it was important to keep at least one eye on them at all times. These morons in the current administration wait until 51 of our soldiers have been murdered, and then state that we NOW cannot trust "these people"?

OBAMA MUST GO!!!

36 posted on 09/18/2012 10:53:04 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: bigheadfred

ROTFLOL!


37 posted on 09/18/2012 1:01:35 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: SoldierDad
" 51 2121 of our soldiers have been murdered
38 posted on 09/18/2012 1:13:27 PM PDT by bigheadfred (evry day i'm shufflin')
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To: bigheadfred
I was, of course, referring to the recent (2012) murders of our troops in Green on Blue killings.

If we want to look at the time period since Obozo took office, then, according to a site I visit, there have been 1,576 KIA's of American troops since Feb 2009.

In contrast, from 2001 through Jan 2009 there were 630 American troop KIA's.

OBOZO MUST GO!

39 posted on 09/18/2012 2:51:45 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: SoldierDad

Imo, ever putting boots on the ground was a mistake. Except for the initial assault to get Osama. And they should have gone after him into Pakistan. They ended up doing that anyway.


40 posted on 09/18/2012 2:58:48 PM PDT by bigheadfred (evry day i'm shufflin')
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To: bigheadfred

I understand your position, but I disagree. We needed boots on the ground. The problem was there were too few boots. And, you’re correct regarding the need to go into Pakistan. We need to stop this politically correct BS of trying to make these people like/respect us. That will never happen. The best we can ever hope for is to make these evil b@st@rds fear us so much that they don’t dare pop their heads above ground.


41 posted on 09/18/2012 3:15:30 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: SoldierDad; xzins
That is one of the problems. They never will like us. So to put more boots on the ground would have solved nothing. Unless you resorted to methods that would have made Vlad the Impaler look like a mere piker. That would have instilled fear. Or at least some respect. When they found the enemy, they should have killed the enemy. EVERY time.

I made me a new pic today.


42 posted on 09/18/2012 3:33:28 PM PDT by bigheadfred (evry day i'm shufflin')
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To: SoldierDad

My nephew is one of The Leavenworth Ten.

The ongoing political BULLSHIT there?

Kill every moslem down to the last tit-sucking babe.


43 posted on 09/18/2012 3:46:24 PM PDT by bigheadfred (evry day i'm shufflin')
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To: Perdogg

Also time to cut our losses in Afghanistan and get outta there. Let them figure out the meaning of civilized behavior and how to treat those who were trying to save them. I say “Let ‘em go”.


44 posted on 09/18/2012 3:56:09 PM PDT by Rapscallion (A successful Obama will be a tyrant over America.)
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To: 43north

Once we kicked the taliban out, we should have left, leaving them with the message....if we come back it will be with nukes.

If odumbi wins, Israel nukes Iran and in 2016 we get a real Conservative in the White House. win win.


45 posted on 09/18/2012 9:23:28 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: bigheadfred

When I suggest we needed more boots on the ground it was not a suggesting for nation building. We fought WWII the correct way to fight a war - total and complete destruction of the enemy’s ability and will to fight. There is NO other way to fight a war. There is NO such thing as fighting a “kinder, more gentler” war. I would have no problem with a complete anhilation of Islam.


46 posted on 09/19/2012 7:35:03 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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