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    US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai | World news | guardian.co.uk

    Shouldnt these decisions be left with the Afgans and not us?

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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Reading the article, it seems like this is one of many proposals that have been discussed, though not advanced. I'll reserve judgment until then.
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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    Reading the article, it seems like this is one of many proposals that have been discussed, though not advanced. I'll reserve judgment until then.
    Sure but isnt the fact that we,re talking about appointing anyone symptomatic of the fact that we,re not as keen democratising Afganistan as we claim to be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red_Dave View Post
    Sure but isnt the fact that we,re talking about appointing anyone symptomatic of the fact that we,re not as keen democratising Afganistan as we claim to be?
    So you would prefer that governments stick their heads in the sand and refuse to even discuss the possibility of doing anything that might contradict their stated aims?

    I'm happy with a pragmatic government that considers all sorts of options.
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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by Red_Dave View Post
    Sure but isnt the fact that we,re talking about appointing anyone symptomatic of the fact that we,re not as keen democratising Afganistan as we claim to be?
    What is really sad is that the ****bags in Afghanistan cannot handle this situation thesleves. This is because Afghanistan is ripe with corrupt ****bags that sold their souls to the Taliban.

    The Afghans are a confused people who are plagued with terrorist ****bags.

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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by Vader View Post
    What is really sad is that the ****bags in Afghanistan cannot handle this situation thesleves. This is because Afghanistan is ripe with corrupt ****bags that sold their souls to the Taliban.

    The Afghans are a confused people who are plagued with terrorist ****bags.
    And your proposed solution is.....?
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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    I hope that this decision is a joint NATO one, and not a unilateral U.S. one, given how much of the slack the other Western powers have picked up after the U.S. changed its focus to Iraq. I have no personal problem with the U.S. installing a different leader, so long as we honestly acknowledge that the U.S. is not truly a nation that universally supports democracy. This action would prove it further.

    Any installation of a leader that bypasses the electoral process of the Afghani people would be a violation of democracy. I prefer not to sugar coat that fact.

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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    And your proposed solution is.....?
    My proposed solution is a MASSIVE strike in the lawless tribal region where Al Quack is hiding.

    Then we bring our troops home and focus on our own issues.

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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by Vader View Post
    My proposed solution is a MASSIVE strike in the lawless tribal region where Al Quack is hiding.

    Then we bring our troops home and focus on our own issues.
    1) Show me where:



    2) If this were a good idea, how come none of the military commanders have suggested it? Do you think they might have a better idea of how to deal with this problem than you or I?
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    Re: US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    1) Show me where:



    2) If this were a good idea, how come none of the military commanders have suggested it? Do you think they might have a better idea of how to deal with this problem than you or I?
    Point taken.

    I was basically day dreaming anyway. I wouild love to see all of Al Quacks senior leadership in prison for all eternity.

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