Skip to comments.US-Taliban deal could see US pullout in 14 months
Posted on 02/29/2020 5:19:43 AM PST by BenLurkin
[The agreement was signed this morning a little after 0800 eastern]
Since 2011, Qatar has hosted Taliban leaders who have moved there to discuss peace in Afghanistan. It has been a chequered process. A Taliban office was opened in 2013, and closed the same year amid rows over flags. Other attempts at talks stalled.
In December 2018, the militants announced they would meet US officials to try to find a "roadmap to peace". But the hard-line Islamist group continued to refuse to hold official talks with the Afghan government, whom they dismissed as American "puppets".
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I’m sure the Dems are praying for a huge attack of some sort....as soon as we take some guys out.
What a waste, as Trump says we never should have been involved there. We never learned a lesson from the Russians.
Why does it take longer to get out of a mess than it is to get into one?
That is very quotable!
Forget it. It ain’t gonna happen. To them this is a religious war. It isn’t about anything but their efforts to spread their sect disguised as a religion throughout the world. They kill arbitrarily punishing a world that doesn’t fit their blueprint and are willing to die to do it to be rewarded in their heaven with slaves and sex. They will not quit without their “God’s” fulfillment and are wishing to create a pagan world to get it. And again, they don’t care who they harm unless it is in the interest of their pursuit of world dominance and lying, cheating, and stealing is not only acceptable, but encouraged in their efforts.
Anyone who trusts them, would easily, and most likely, be sold out and snuffed if they need to. Anything is a means to their way and they’ve already proven their deceitfulness many times over. There is no end to it until the religion is wiped off the face of the earth. No other way for safety. And if people have to die to get that done, I’m sorry but suffering of others is the result of not doing it.
It’s nazism on steroids. And all it can get is worse. And all this is defined within their Bible, the Koran, the book they use to accomplish it. So this is what they say, not the rest of the world. Abolish it.
Sign the piece of paper and then continuously bomb them into oblivion, while we get our men and women out.
Then leave a stinking crater in that shithole.
Should have never set foot in that God forsaken land.
No one has ever tamed Afghanistan and no one will.
Hard to believe the MIC will allow this to happen, they must be ginning up another conflict somewhere to replace this one.
Syria, Iran, Libya...take your pick.
“Forget it. It aint gonna happen. To them this is a religious war. It isnt about anything but their efforts to spread their sect disguised as a religion throughout the world.”
In my opinion we should have never invaded with the idea of sticking around. Go in, kill whoever needed to be killed and then get out. Invading Afghanistan never ends well for the invader. If we are lucky, they will let us withdraw peacefully. Look up how the 1st Anglo Afghan war ended.
Like Viet Nam it is not like we could not win the war, our political masters did not have the will to do what is required to win.
So, like Viet Nam, sign a worthless “peace treaty”, pick up our toys and come home.
Have you a quote of Trump saying we should never have been in Afghanistan?
I cannot find one.
Define a win in Afghanistan.
Define a win in Afghanistan.
When they are no longer trying to kill Americans and we are no longer trying to kill them!
But that is not what you were after. You wanted me to state the goals we were trying to achieve by going into Afghanistan which I can not do since I don’t think we had any long term goals.
So don’t ask me to do what the President and military chiefs should have done before sending the first American in to die!
Now if you want to know how we could have “won” I would point you to WWII where we fought on two separate fronts and brought the world to a end after just four years (of our involvement).
Don’t want total war, then don’t go to war at all.
My point was that Afghans’ hostility to uninvited outsiders is above and beyond Islam’s hostility towards non believers. I honestly believe, based on my somewhat limited knowledge of the history of the place, that they would be just as vicious and treacherous to Pakistani or Iranian invaders as Christian or officially atheist ones. They are dominated by a most fundamental form of Islam, true, firmly rooted in the 7th century; they seem to like it there.
Afghans did not attack us on 9/11 although the masterminds were headquartered there. I’ve heard of no Afghan attacks on Russia after they pulled out and I don’t imagine they will be interested in coming here to bother us.
The Taliban(Fundamental Muslims) are doing God's work and should not cut us Infidels any slack. And they won't. -Tom
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