Originally Posted by SWM
White House Leans Toward Sending More Than 30,000 Troops to Afghanistan - FOXNews.comThe plan under consideration would call for sending the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Ky.; the 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, N.Y.,; and a Marine brigade for a total of 23,000 troops. An additional 7,000 troops would staff a new division in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
And, no, a year isn't good enough for me. That's too long, not to mention it will take another couple of months for the lead-on units to show up in theater.
It's this kind of dog-assin' around that will make this war drag on forever.
Please provide links as to your claims of near 40,000 troops being rapidly deployed over a two month period and the conditions that surrounded them.
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