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    Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Perhaps learning from what happened in Iraq with ISIS, Afghanistan looks like they don't want that to happen to them, so they want some American troops to stay:

    > Newly inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is expected to sign a vital security deal Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain in the country past the end of the year, officials say.

    A senior Defense Department official confirmed to Fox News that the new president will sign the Bilateral Security Agreement allowing for 9,800 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after 2014. The president also is expected to sign a NATO Status of Forces Agreement, which will allow a small NATO force to stay on as well.

    John Podesta, a senior adviser to President Obama, speaking to a news conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, said he would sign it on behalf of the U.S.

    The announcement comes after Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban. Karzai would not sign the security agreement with the U.S. <

    Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014, officials say | Fox News

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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Ohhh yayyy.. The war on terror is never ever going to end!


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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Ohhh yayyy.. The war on terror is never ever going to end!
    Keeping some sort of long-term U.S. military presence there will help keep the country from ending up like Iraq and Syria--with ISIS animals senselessly murdering innocent people and pillaging much of the country.

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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by Porchev View Post
    Keeping some sort of long-term U.S. military presence there will help keep the country from ending up like Iraq and Syria--with ISIS animals senselessly murdering innocent people and pillaging much of the country.
    The Taliban is gonna come back one way or another.


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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    The Taliban is gonna come back one way or another.
    They haven't been successful with our troops in place, what do you think will change that?
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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    They haven't been successful with our troops in place, what do you think will change that?
    Really?
    Intelligence chief: Taliban making gains in Afghanistan - CNN.com
    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/wo...ghanistan.html
    Afghan Troops Struggle to Retake Parts of Key Province from Taliban - WSJ


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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Bring them all home now.

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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Ohhh yayyy.. The war on terror is never ever going to end!
    You're just finding that out?

    This is the greatest prize for the Military Industrial Complex, a war with no goals and no end. I read somewhere that it costs well over a million dollars to kill one terrorist, I have noi idea whether its true, but I tend not to want to doubt it.
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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    They haven't been successful with our troops in place, what do you think will change that?
    Well, look who the CIC is.
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    Re: Afghan president to sign deal Tuesday allowing US troops to stay after 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    They haven't been successful with our troops in place, what do you think will change that?


    Time.

    The fact that the US has thrown everything at them with the help of many other nations and they are still a threat proves they are wining.

    Can someone tell me what the objective is here? At first it was kill terrorist especially bin Laden. Then it was kill the Taliban and regime change, then it was about schools and women's rights. It's going on 14 years, the longest war in US history and there's no end in sight, the Taliban is still a threat if you leave, the heroin trade is stronger than ever.

    So what exactly has been accomplished? And what does "over" look like?
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