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All -- Battle -- about races and overall line here on Afghanistan.
Way past the point of diminishing returns I'm and it's does that the tragic situation you know -- is Vietnam veteran I hate -- Be looking at losing another war but I don't see any way.
Now that we're going to be able to pull us out based on the current strategy based on the time lines we have based on the way things are going based on.
The clear hate that many Afghans have for us no matter you know irrespective of the Koran irrespective of of the of the killings here of the other day we still have a lot of Afghans who will never support us and therefore whether we're there are not.
Are never going to be able to help us achieve victory.
-- -- another war but all.
Correct me if I'm wrong and I'm sure well once -- original mission.
-- back when not so they flew airplanes and world -- what they original reason to -- -- after Afghanistan.
-- because our forwards not Osama bin Laden was and of people who attacked us scented jet that one mad -- Well it was it was -- -- I'm and it was to get Osama bin Laden and the rest of the al-Qaeda people you know and of course we pushed him over to Pakistan.
But the other part was to get rid of the Taliban regime.
Which -- actually been supporting them with the help of the Pakistan -- So we had a twofold question but the fact is about six to nine months after we were there.
The Taliban were done we had pushed them out into the hills that -- let him go with their weapons they got away but we never engaged in any major battles with the Taliban.
At that point we had well over 80% of the Afghan people.
Relieved and ecstatic that the Taliban were out -- supportive of the US locally supportive of our efforts.
And and we had committed to helping them rebuild their country rebuild the economy rebuild -- establish democracy.
But then as we were all there patting each other on the back -- US and Afghan people we -- and pulled all of our fortunes out.
And we really let the Taliban.
Become once more what they had been without having their own central government.
In global and it really went downhill from there and then we got committed to this whole notion of a -- you know building democracy and nation building and that's where we started getting.
Mired down in unable to pull out.
When I was a numbering draw Fuller olive flow.
All five options supporters mortars and enough.
Why is dumb.
Supplanted virulent drama under of course left -- -- -- and even I know.
But there was never any chance on God's earth and Chile and a time and we were gonna -- and -- Afghanistan.
And defeat the Taliban or do any thing else so.
That well yeah.
-- just have to look at history I mean history has proven again and again and again and the notion that.
The most brutal regime -- -- our military reports that ever went under the Soviets.
And they were brutal they killed thousands upon thousands of Afghans.
And they went out with their tail between their legs so the notion that we could go in.
And do -- better was just wrong and I think that was the arrogance of certain people in the Bush Administration.
Who had never been in any kind of war whatsoever in their entire lives all -- draft deferments and all of the -- -- the same day Obama administration by the way Joseph Biden.
Five or six to farmers to keep from having go to Vietnam where you were for.
Three jurors and unity and -- the president.
Cents a 30000 troops to Afghanistan for five also all -- that number isn't strictly from politics.
-- you know.
Homes are drama -- Illinois -- you know I was -- with your -- year and a half ago and that and somebody I think it might have been Colin Powell.
Was making statements about the Afghan war was now Obama's war and at that point I was with you to organize it now -- I think it's really still more of the bush -- there's no question right now I'm in no question.
This war is Obama's war.
And this war and -- these recent incidents in the -- wars going is gonna -- him.
Come November elections -- dimensions five more trillion dollars in debt and Jasper him.
A everywhere around enough funds on an island alive today I don't we're drama and we can't take four more years -- -- -- Deborah got to drive them miles.
-- of those.
Soldier massacred his -- portion villains are.
Afghanistan will -- about him.
Well only what's been reported in the media and I think what's gonna really strike most people is the fact that he had a brain injury.
And I I think what's gonna happen is they'll be an internal army investigation is gonna find fault somewhere they're gonna find out that.
He was evaluated properly and so somebody's guilty for that and he should've never been -- orders to go to sniper school somebody's gonna be guilty for that they'll be a lot of reasons look around and find be able to blame for what happened.
But at the end of the -- Afghans are gonna care about all that stuff what they care about is this guy.
Did that and that they want him to pay and they want America to pay and that's where we'll end up.
Having just more problems -- we already have.
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