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  •  Loaded weapons, or readily loaded.... (9+ / 0-)

    "inside the wire" is pretty standard now, since the threat of "green on blue" attack is far higher than the threat of accidental discharges.

    Someone in charge finally stepped away from P.C. bullshit.

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    by PavePusher on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 06:39:45 AM PDT

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    •  Would be nice if they'd make up their mind... (2+ / 0-)
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      on a lot of things.

      First we're supposed to treat every citizen of another country as a suspect, then we're supposed to trust them implicitly in order to build bridges, then when they start shooting us we're supposed to treat the folks we're building bridges with as potential enemies but we still need to have them inside the wire with loaded weapons.

      Occupation is a exercise in paranoia, it seems.

      I don't blame Christians. I blame Stupid. Which sadly is a much more popular religion these days.

      by detroitmechworks on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 08:03:31 AM PDT

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      •  Unless one is willing to smash... (0+ / 0-)

        an opponents will and ability to fight, occupation is simply a complicated way to waste lives and resources.

        The Afghans have never really surrendered to anyone.  I don't see it happening any time soon.

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        by PavePusher on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 01:04:53 PM PDT

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