Obama announced recently that 2014 deadline for complete troops withdrawal is still feasible. Infact it will start as soon as July 2011. How ever looking at surge in attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan, it seems an all out victory for NATO troops is highly impossible.
What do you think, how Obama will keep his promise of troops withdrawal? Or is it a tactic to fool home public given his poor performance in recent poll and keeping an eye of forthcoming election??? Are Taliban going to come back in power once Uncle Sam is out of Afghan battle???
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I don't think it was necessary to let them know the time and date for withdrawal...what if it can't be done, and why let them know our weakness...It only gives the "Taliban" reason to laugh at us more...and put our troops in unnecessary danger. They are very clever people and hate us, so God help us all.
by TimTurner 9 years ago
Most of you know I am very critical of Obama but it looks like he is going to send about 20,000 to 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan which is what needs to be done. At least, that is the rumor on the street.For all of you who support Obama, I'm assuming you will be against this...
by BristolBoy 9 years ago
With the news that a further 8 UK service personnel have died in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours it means that deaths in this war now exceed those due to the Iraq conflict. As a result calls are increasing for the troops to be pulled out. What are your views on the matter?
by Gary Anderson 6 years ago
Thought you might be interested to know that the Taliban went to Texas in 1997, and then refused to build a pipeline talked about in the article below. Turns out, the US had motive to go to war in Afghanistan way before 911. Americans voted in Cheney (copresident) and that is when America went...
by Scott Belford 2 weeks ago
A comment I just read says it succinctly"By drawing down US forces in Syria to zero and Afghanistan to half, he has exposed his paltry grasp on what actually keeps Americans, their interests, and global stability on an even keel." - Nic Robertson
by onlinearticlespk 7 years ago
Taliban in Afghanistan are fighting for their homeland. is it justified to call them a terrorist when there is no proof of their involvement of 9/11 which is used as a base against them? cabn any country declare them terrorist without proving it in the court of Justice or international court?
by Dave McClure 9 years ago
------------------------------------------------------------KABUL, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan said yesterday that he is in full agreement with President Obama's newly announced strategy for the country, saying it was "exactly what the Afghan people were hoping...
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