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    American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy - ABC News

    An American general was killed today and 15 other soldiers wounded in an attack at a military academy in Afghanistan today.

    The incident happened at Camp Qargha where Afghan military officers were being trained when a gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon against Americans and other Afghans, ABC News has learned. The camp was recently renamed the Marshal Fahim National Defense University for the country's deceased vice president,

    A U.S. official described the shooting victim as a two star major general, the highest ranking official to be killed in the Afghanistan war. American generals usually have their security detail.
    Very serious, I hope the response to this from the US is a military one. We can't allow this.
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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    The only response is to get the hell out of the ME and stop destroying everything!
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Its a no win situation. If being brutal in response to this worked, then the Soviets would have easily won in Afghanistan back in the 80s. We just need to say to hell with it and get out.
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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Ambassador killed...no response.
    General killed...no response.

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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Quote Originally Posted by hammer2 View Post
    Ambassador killed...no response.
    General killed...no response.
    The General just got killed, the investigation hasn't finished. What do you want the repsonse to be, start mowing down random Muslims?

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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

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    American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy - ABC News



    Very serious, I hope the response to this from the US is a military one. We can't allow this.

    A military one? What do you have in mind, we start shooting Afghan soldiers? Unfortunately, the military can not solve all of our problems.... actually, there are very, very few problems that can be solved with the military. In fact, the use of the military probably creates more problems than it solves.... the Afghan occupation, for example.

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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    The General just got killed, the investigation hasn't finished. What do you want the repsonse to be, start mowing down random Muslims?
    Do you believe mowing down random Muslims with the correct response, I don't.
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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Its a no win situation. If being brutal in response to this worked, then the Soviets would have easily won in Afghanistan back in the 80s. We just need to say to hell with it and get out.
    Might be too late for that, though, if the shooter turns out to be part of an organization.
    If he's just a random fanatic, then by all means say to hell with it and get out.
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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    The General just got killed, the investigation hasn't finished. What do you want the repsonse to be, start mowing down random Muslims?
    Right now I don't know what the correct response should be. Regardless, I have a pretty good inclination that there will be no response regardless of facts. Besides, we probably won't know the true story until after the 2016 Presidential election.

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    Re: American General Killed in Shooting at Afghan Military Academy

    A lunatic with a gun shoots a bunch of people at a school. What a barbaric country.
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