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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2019 3:01 p.m. PST

"The United States has a serious problem: Despite thousands of coalition deaths, untold civilian casualties, and trillions of dollars in defense spending, the Terror Axis of the Taliban, al-Qaeda and ISIS control more Afghan territory than any time since September 11, 2001. There remains no end in sight to the longest war in America's history. America needs to redefine why, when and how it wages wars.

The unconventional enemies of the US and its allies have used the ongoing gains in Afghanistan to expand their influence abroad. The inability of the allies to deter these unconventional foes showed itself again on Saturday, when Iranian proxies successfully attacked Saudi oil facilities. The attack, termed an unsophisticated drone strike, cut Saudi production in half and will raise energy rates across the world…"
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USAFpilot18 Sep 2019 3:18 p.m. PST

I think Sun Tzu said it best. "Know your enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy, but know yourself, your chances of winning or losing is equal. If ignorant of both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain in every battle to be in peril.

Stryderg18 Sep 2019 5:07 p.m. PST

I think the US should try to win.

StarCruiser18 Sep 2019 5:43 p.m. PST

Maybe kick the politicians to the curb and just let the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines do their jobs…

Additionally – pick the right fights to fight!

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2019 11:41 p.m. PST

That is how it "understands" the rest of the world.
How will the new population emerging in Nordeamerika will do remains to be seen.

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