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    Re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Do you know how the Taliban came to garner the support that led them to gain power in the first place? How are we changing that?

    The Soviets also propped up a puppet government that supported their objectives and ideology and then when it was failing tried to prop it up with more troops.

    What are we *the US* doing again?

    This is so intuitive, I think people's extreme nationalism blocks them from seeing it.
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    Re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Exactly...................!
    Something else the nationalist misses. 1/3 is a huge percentage considering that this is the military.

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    Re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Afghanistan isn't in the ME and has no oil.
    So much for the war for oil.
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    Re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    So much for the war for oil.
    Could the Trans Afganistan pipeline have anything at all to do with it?

    Is an Oil Pipeline Behind the War in Afghanistan?
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    Re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Could the Trans Afganistan pipeline have anything at all to do with it?

    Is an Oil Pipeline Behind the War in Afghanistan?
    Now, now. . . . .

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