Afghan policewoman kills coalition contractor in Kabul: NATO

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LoveJoyOne wrote:

10 years is way too long to still be in this country. It’s too long to be occupying any country.

We should have gone in quickly, hit the targets we were looking for, then got out. We shouldn’t have gotten involved in nation building.

Dec 24, 2012 4:36am EST  --  Report as abuse
ConradU812 wrote:

As if Afghanistan isn’t enough of a problem, the U.S. is sending troops to as many as 35 African countries, beginning in January….just to train African troops, of course.

Dec 24, 2012 9:07am EST  --  Report as abuse
paintcan wrote:

@ConradU812- I looked it up and you’re right. But the effort will fail because, according to recent photos on Google earth – most of Africa – the widest part above the Ivory Coast countries, is turning arid.

In other words – the greatest part of Africa may be dieing.

Dec 24, 2012 11:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
Yankee1776 wrote:

They should create laws to make it illegal for Afghan police to own and carry guns since guns laws are so effective at stopping gun related violence.

Dec 24, 2012 11:38am EST  --  Report as abuse
eviltwin wrote:

This “green on blue” strikes me as odd. Is it possible that this woman had a “history” with this particular contractorm & simply reacted out of rage upon meeting him in the compound? I mean, could it have just been PERSONAL? Given what she is re4ported to have said after being taken into custody “What have I done?”, I think this may be a possibility. I don’r want to take away from the seriosness of the woman’s actions, but I also think this particular individual contractor’s past interactions with Afghannis, especially women, could bear some serious scrutiny.

Dec 24, 2012 12:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse

defense contractors are paid up to $763,029.00 in salary each year.

http://www.epi.org/blog/fighting-waste-abuse-defense-contractor-pay/

Dec 24, 2012 2:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
BurnerJack wrote:

Well said Eviltwin.
@Conrad: You have a point indeed. While the people of that nation are not the enemy, like in Africa and other places, we find the innocents and defenceless at the mercy(if there is any)of these self appointed warlords. Do we walk away and say over our shoulder “so long! Sucks to be you!” 40 years ago, my generation vowed to “change the world”. Unfortunately, the world seems to resist democracy, justice and charity. 8 Polio workers were just killed in Pakistan for the crime of vaccinating children. The Taliban is THAT bent on power, no matter how trivial the level. So, do we abandon the defenceless? Fight on, knowing full well the Taliban are also raising the next generation hoping to keep their part of the world in the depths of the 7th century?

Dec 24, 2012 5:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
BurnerJack wrote:

@losangelesriots: The pay “ain’t worth a damned” if you’re dead. What’s your point?

Dec 24, 2012 5:12pm EST  --  Report as abuse

LOL… A major setback to the formulatic US imperialism… Let’s sit and watch the angry White House reaction… Mmmm….

Dec 24, 2012 11:11pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ms.oh wrote:

So the little taliban have women doing their shooting now ??? Talk about the taliban being reduced to a bunch of little girls. The taliban are so scared, they use their women to kill unarmed civilians. Yep, bunch of little girls used to be called taliban.

Dec 25, 2012 1:19am EST  --  Report as abuse
FreonP wrote:

Get our troops out and send the Peacekeepers in (20 megaton variety.)

Dec 25, 2012 2:00am EST  --  Report as abuse

Did you ever notice how Reuters always censors comments that are unfavorable to Europe and Europeans, but they really LOVE to post anti-American comments? There are all kinds of propaganda, including those that channel the “discussion”, and Reuters is just a much a player in the deception as any other cheap purveyor.

Dec 26, 2012 1:12am EST  --  Report as abuse
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