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-- -- What you're seeing at the Achilles -- of America's strategy come come for the poor we've got this flawed.
Put it gently strategic partner and the president of Afghanistan.
Who almost daily now that's it's strange rhetorical eruption.
Most recently that he keeps under him he keeps being pressed by the United States could -- -- you consider joining the all of them.
And -- -- reminder.
Again this problem with our strategy there.
That we're we're building up.
In order to.
In order to buy time eventually that are Afghan partner but what we're seeing -- we don't have much -- importantly -- the -- of Afghanistan.
So for the president in this administration that this is by the -- their biggest farm policy commitment to the most consequential decision and national security that Barack Obama has made.
For sixteen months.
It puts it to the major question mark about how we got to work with these -- when there they're being led by somebody who shall Iraq.
-- Bernard tumor that is rhetorical eruptions.
Which is your friends alike.
Could be the result of drug routes.
I heard that charge.
I think it's questionable.
-- fatally I haven't seen any support whatsoever.
My own content that can be explained not by drug but the simple politics.
Here's a guy who's trying to keep his domestic base.
Plurality of this country cultural boost posh can what tribe which is if you remember loved.
-- trying to basically -- -- nationalist credentials and say it is not going to be pushed around by the the outsiders be United States.
And -- up for a lot of Afghan Taliban are simply push to national.
Try to put this guy trying to do is balance is growing.
Dependence on the United States with the need to keep the national base at the end of the day I don't think it will be successful we'll never be a good partner.
And I don't think the the right approach for -- this could go into a global war against them he's going to be there as we learned in Vietnam.
When -- when you basically signal that you wanna get rid of somebody be careful what you wish for.
But I think we've probably got to do is work around them this is a country where the president has never met mattered much with a king or anybody else.
What we've probably got to do is forge relationships with -- local leaders with military leaders police leaders and so forth.
And essentially limit this -- That being sort of the mayor of Kabul and just look around.
You know -- I had a guy announced today don't -- was overdone colonel -- right burning right a military expert former Marine -- -- That's the same thing he told me and I just thought it was.
Was so hideously on realistic -- know I don't want to put.
Well I don't it's -- unrealistic to get Afghanistan's always been -- the euphemism would be decentralized.
And implement any place where that the -- in the hell doesn't really control the country one of the reasons that -- corrupted and this is such a way do you maintain political leadership.
So again rather than expecting Karzai -- somehow be the Thomas Jefferson of this country.
That's probably much smarter.
Forged relationships with the sure that we should -- -- that -- that military.
And just do the best you can -- it's another reason we should we shoot we should've fought harder.
Before we entertain the idea of getting ambitious in Afghanistan actually probably not good that.
-- -- bright -- when general former president of teachers and run faster June.
Bob -- nice to talk to there was always about things are working out for -- alert to the -- -- -- Council for a typical forget the play -- I don't think about it I don't know what felt like every member was on the -- evidence of it but -- I remember your magazine and -- thank you pick her up on diversity policy and arms -- more important.
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