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  •  There are no certainties about Afghanistan (2+ / 0-)
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    But the gains are "certain" to erode if we completely leave.

    For our fallen solders who come home from Afghanistan to Dover AF mortuary, "God bless the cause of "The Good War" for which they died" - As if any war can be called Good in its 13th year, America's longest war.

    by allenjo on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 04:17:51 PM PST

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    •  I was confident in my prediction of the end of ... (2+ / 0-)
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      allenjo, winkk

      .. Soviet "influence", and wouldn't dare predict in what manner US "influence" will fall, but fall it surely will. When something is not indefinitely sustainable, sooner or later it will stop being sustained.

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      by BruceMcF on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 06:16:55 PM PST

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      •  Afghans must be free to determine their own future (1+ / 0-)
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        Alan Dale, a member of the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition, said, “All opposed to the war should speak out against this plan to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

        As long as U.S. troops are in Afghanistan the war will continue.

        The people of Afghanistan must be free to determine their own future.”

        For our fallen solders who come home from Afghanistan to Dover AF mortuary, "God bless the cause of "The Good War" for which they died" - As if any war can be called Good in its 13th year, America's longest war.

        by allenjo on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 07:16:32 PM PST

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