Skip to comments.Afghan President Rejects Timeline For Prisoner Swap Proposed In US-Taliban Peace Deal
Posted on 03/01/2020 8:23:34 PM PST by BenLurkin
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We could be out by the end of March if we wanted.
We could stay for another 18 months or another 18 years and it will not change the place.
Islam is the problem.
“...Their lives are one continuous battle ground.”
Maybe that's what our lame-stream media wants us to believe. When we lived in the Middle East the ONLY news coming from there was the interminable, never-ending tribal warfare.
Those who suffered the worst were women, children and older people. No one tribe has ever won a decisive victory as to end the war.
Afghanistan is an Islamic republic consisting of three branches of power (executive, legislative, and judiciary) overseen by checks and balances. The country is led by President Ashraf Ghani, who replaced Hamid Karzai in 2014.
Doesn't that sound rosy, sweet and nice?
War in Afghanistan (2001-2020)
The War in Afghanistan (also called the US War in Afghanistan, Afghanistan War, or Fourth Anglo-Afghan War), code named Operation Enduring Freedom (200114) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (20152020), followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of 7 October 2001, when the United States of America and its allies successfully drove the Taliban from power in order to deny al-Qaeda a safe base of operations in Afghanistan.[
Since the initial objectives were completed, a coalition of over 40 countries (including all NATO members) formed a security mission in the country. The war has since mostly involved US and allied Afghan government troops battling Taliban insurgents.
The war in Afghanistan is the longest war in US history.
Amen to that.
“Islam is the problem”.
Indeed. It has been for many hundreds of years. And, in all these years many tried appeasement until it became painfully obvious that approach was a waste of lives.
When it comes to dealing with Islam the world is Einstein’s definition of Insanity. Repeatedly attempting appeasement though that attempt fails every time it’s tried.
It was so in Europe until nearly all of Europe was conquered. Only then, were The Crusades launched.
And what does modern society say about that? The Crusaders are Condemned. They are said to be the evil ones and the murdering Islamists are portrayed as the poor victims.
Man’s propensity towards the incongruous never ceases to amaze. The further we wander from the Lord God the worse our condition and the more insane our decision making.
Ashraf Ghani is Pashtun. The irony here is that if he killed off the Pashtun population or drove it into Pakistan, the Taliban would become extinct in Afghanistan.
Of course -- when we pull out, he'll be dead. He knows this.
Once again, the longest war in American history is NOT Afghanistan. It is the Korean War. We have not ended the Korean War, we are merely at a Cease Fire agreement with NoKo. People tend to overlook this because there has been no military action for decades.
5 seconds after the taliban break the agreement we should be carpet bombing every place they live.
Why is this the “Afghan War”?
Since this is like Korea, shouldn’t this be the “Afghan Police Action”? (Presently).
Your Einstine quote hits the nail on the head. These people need to be converted.
Followers of Mohammed not only claim, but truly believe that God has authorized them to kill those who refuse to submit to their version of Gods will.
That is a basic tenet of that religion. A claim which goes unchallenged which makes it a theocratic creed advocating a form of government that is to replace the existing one.
While it is understandable for atheists which most socialists are, not to approach that claim on a theological basis. Islam as construed with its portrayal of a mercyless evil deity approving using deception and deceit is an abomination which must be discredited and condemned.
But believing by bombing and killing those who believe in it will end its practice will not.It can only be done by attacking its assertions and tenets. Certainly not by ignoring and denying they do not exist.
It is bewildering why many Christian clergy including my Pope concerned about quote, political correctness, unquote, refuse to address what an insult to God Islam is and worse yet are unable to condemn then convince and convert its advocates and adherents they are followers of an evil creed . Instead equates it with Judeo/Christianity because of its claim of being monotheistic
The Koran which was not given to Mohammed by God but by some angel .Demanding enforcement of sharia law which draws heavily from the Torah.It is a pseudo religious concoction using monotheistic selected texts, taken and misconstrued from the old (bible) and new testaments.
The mind boggles.
Just get out of there already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>> seconds after the taliban break the agreement we should be carpet bombing every place they live.
We carpet bombed them for months in 2001. The Taliban are still with us and Osama Bin Laden was able to make into Pakistan despite our efforts at Tora Bora.
During the last day of negotiations, the lead American slid a photo across the table to the lead Taliban negotiator.Not a word was said when this powerful message was delivered.
Surfing the other day I happened upon an interview with the Afghanistan President and a BBC reporter. He speaks English well and explained his position well. His point is correct and I agreed with him. I am surprised the peace process did not include the President of Afghanistan. All of the current Afghanistan leaders, and people, seem to for the peace deal and want it to succeed.
I’m pretty sure we never carpet bombed them. We tactically bombed them. We should have nuked it along w every Muslim capital in the region.
Just bring all Americans home... Let the Taliban have Afghanistan... If the opium traffic to the U.S. gets worse, just nuke the poppy fields... A few inches of glass will bankrupt a lot of the dealers...
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