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  •  I dont really have an issue with (0+ / 0-)

    strengthening the local forces, especially if it means less of our soldiers have to be there.

    •  Also if it gives impoverished young men a living (1+ / 0-)
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      wage in the name of national service, it's a good thing. We don't want to leave a vacuum as we did after the Soviets left and we abandoned the mujahideen.
      Obviously corruption and abuse of power are still issues that have to be addressed.
      It's also a good thing if the other NATO countries and Europe share in the cost, as opposed to us footing the bill alone.

      You can't make this stuff up.

      by David54 on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 07:28:44 PM PST

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