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Tango0129 Jan 2018 11:59 a.m. PST

"Taliban attacks on two consecutive weekends in Kabul, which have killed hundreds of people, including Americans, have occurred in the midst of stepped-up efforts by the Trump administration to find a way out of the 16-year-old Afghan imbroglio.

While the Trump administration has doubled its troop level in Afghanistan to 16,000, the U.S. Central Command led by Gen. Joseph Votel has dispatched military advisers that are guiding Afghan forces to stay on the offensive before the fighting season with the Taliban begins in spring.

That runs contrary to neighboring Pakistan's position, which says it has in recent times intensified its push for talks with the Taliban leadership…"
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2018 12:05 p.m. PST

I thought ISIS was claiming responsibility for most of the recent bombing attacks in Kabul.

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PS. Incidentally some aren't really getting hit by "the Taliban" all that much:
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New Jersey Devil29 Jan 2018 3:37 p.m. PST

I served in Kunar Prov. with the 173rd AB in 2009.

The US should get out, and strongly advise its allies to likewise exit, and then go on a bombing campaign like what the US did against Dresden or Tokyo.

And do that maybe against Pakistan.

Just because.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2018 3:43 p.m. PST

New Jersey Devil: "Just because"

Lol. I don't think those words will be uttered by any PIO. :)

Dan

USAFpilot29 Jan 2018 4:56 p.m. PST

I think it has been mentioned on this forum before; something about history of the British and the Russians fighting in Afghanistan…

Tango0130 Jan 2018 10:18 a.m. PST

(smile)

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