U.S., Afghanistan have reached "last chapter" in war aim: Panetta

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AlkalineState wrote:

We actually reached the last chapter in about 2002. That’s we expelled the Taliban from control in Afghanistan. But who’s counting? These have been good years for Halliburton and the other trillion-dollar caterers and logistics parasites. Why win a war, when you can milk it?

Jan 10, 2013 5:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Renox wrote:

Did the Taliban win?

Jan 10, 2013 5:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Halliburton won. Like lawyers dragging out a divorce, they bill by the hour.

Jan 10, 2013 5:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sylvan wrote:

If the president at the time of 9/11 had had a brain, other than Rove, he could have gone after Al Qaeda without invading Afghanistan, then Iraq; bombing the daylights out of and invading Afghanistan is like bombing Italy after a Mafia hit if the Vatican refused to turn over their mobsters/bankers; then invading Germany because we thought they helped the Mafia, but were wrong. Al Qaeda never had anything to do with Afghanistan other than using it as a place to hide out, like banksters use Wall St. in the US and The City in London as safe havens. And the Taliban is a political party with guns who are against the many factions of warlords with guns, so just whom do you choose replace the Taliban? The Tea Party? Maybe we should have asked the Soviets about invading Afghanistan since we had recently armed the warlords with Stinger missiles to defeat the Soviets. Na, W had a gut feeling it would work out just fine. Maybe that vision is what he saw in Putin’s eyes instead of his soul, because how would W know what a soul looked like?

Jan 12, 2013 4:37am EST  --  Report as abuse
Mott wrote:

Hope this supply-chain vulturing won’t repeat in the future.

Public can see through this in the current times including the inability of current administration to conclude this senseless war-spending multiple years past OBL’s capture.

Jan 14, 2013 3:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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