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post Jun 1 2010, 12:29 PM
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http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/31/...bandage-repeat/

Tell me to fight a war the way you want it.

Do I really need to stress my opinion on this shit.

It has happened to my friend a few times, now.


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post Jun 2 2010, 02:06 AM
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QUOTE (NukaLurk @ Jun 1 2010, 04:20 PM) *
The US is not party to any rules of war. Being said, we conduct warfare in this manner to eventually reinforce the ideology that American forces are there to help. Eventually, the guerilla fighter should come to realize that he has received better treatment and care under the invasionary force then his own.

It would help more if the Afghans weren't all stupid as shit though.


i think if not for today's state of the media, this ideology will be just that, ideology. and afghan would be vietnam all over again with agent yellow and others.
after all US is in it to win it. now their soldiers are paying the price for playing good guys.
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post Jun 2 2010, 04:36 AM
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QUOTE (Spoiler @ Jun 1 2010, 10:06 PM) *
QUOTE (NukaLurk @ Jun 1 2010, 04:20 PM) *
The US is not party to any rules of war. Being said, we conduct warfare in this manner to eventually reinforce the ideology that American forces are there to help. Eventually, the guerilla fighter should come to realize that he has received better treatment and care under the invasionary force then his own.

It would help more if the Afghans weren't all stupid as shit though.


i think if not for today's state of the media, this ideology will be just that, ideology. and afghan would be vietnam all over again with agent yellow and others.
after all US is in it to win it. now their soldiers are paying the price for playing good guys.


First, this is more like the Spanish-American war. It's a proxy war fought through the guise of another war. We are facing both an inhospitable landscape and an entrenched, highly determined enemy that is extremely used to getting the shit punched out of it by larger, uglier countries. Agent Orange was a codename, it was really high powered DDT. It has several dozen names, based on operation and barrel color. Lastly, Vietnam was fought to intervene on their civil war, defeat communism and the possible attempted restoration of the French colony. Vietnam and OIF are not the same.

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- Bain   I fucking hate these rules.   Jun 1 2010, 12:29 PM
- - Stoic Person Eater   Let Allah sort them out.   Jun 1 2010, 01:29 PM
- - Spoiler   those bastards are smart. no wonder US still has n...   Jun 1 2010, 02:49 PM
- - El-Nino   they should let the fuckers die, even if they are ...   Jun 1 2010, 03:40 PM
|- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   QUOTE (El-Nino @ Jun 1 2010, 04:40 P...   Jun 1 2010, 03:50 PM
- - NukaLurk   The US is not party to any rules of war. Being sai...   Jun 1 2010, 04:20 PM
|- - TreeFitty   QUOTE (NukaLurk @ Jun 1 2010, 12:20 PM) T...   Jun 1 2010, 07:26 PM
- - ViceMan   Wait, they were transported back to a military hop...   Jun 1 2010, 05:44 PM
- - NCP   The Afghans are often skinny fuckers, so if he is ...   Jun 1 2010, 07:15 PM
- - Spoiler   QUOTE (NukaLurk @ Jun 1 2010, 04:20 PM) T...   Jun 2 2010, 02:06 AM
|- - NukaLurk   QUOTE (Spoiler @ Jun 1 2010, 10:06 PM) QU...   Jun 2 2010, 04:36 AM
- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   QUOTE (Spoiler @ Jun 2 2010, 03:06 AM) QU...   Jun 4 2010, 01:53 AM
|- - Bain   QUOTE (Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester @ Jun...   Jun 5 2010, 04:55 AM
|- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   QUOTE (Bain @ Jun 5 2010, 05:55 AM) QUOTE...   Jun 5 2010, 02:46 PM
|- - Bain   QUOTE (Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester @ Jun...   Jun 5 2010, 11:48 PM
- - demon   QUOTE (Bain @ Jun 1 2010, 02:29 PM) http:...   Jun 4 2010, 06:37 PM
- - Qdeathstar   I think its a good rule. they did forensic analysi...   Jun 4 2010, 10:40 PM
- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   QUOTE (demon @ Jun 4 2010, 07:37 PM) QUOT...   Jun 4 2010, 11:02 PM
|- - demon   QUOTE (Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester @ Jun...   Jun 4 2010, 11:26 PM
- - NukaLurk   Bain, don't be a dick. You don't know what...   Jun 5 2010, 06:43 AM
- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   I'm sorry about the right-wing jibe, but it is...   Jun 6 2010, 02:35 AM
- - Bain   My point was that the tactics that put our troops ...   Jun 6 2010, 03:24 PM
- - Passionate Homo Sapiens Ingester   While I appreciate that the opinion of Afghans is ...   Jun 6 2010, 05:55 PM
- - Bain   I can more or less say so-so to what you said so I...   Jun 7 2010, 12:50 AM


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