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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2006, 10:09:38 PM »
Fucking Pricks.
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« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2006, 07:57:41 AM »
I could just barely stand to watch that.

Tell me that it isn't men, it isn't men, it isn't men ...

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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2007, 06:55:25 PM »
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Recent reports published in U.S. and Canadian newspapers say that, in some cases, NATO soldiers have expelled Taliban militants from regions only to see them return once the western forces leave.

NY Times.....

then, from Yahoo:

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But he said the insurgent force has been severely damaged and left unable to mount an effective fighting force. He suggested that's why the Taliban have resorted to the improvised explosive devices - including suicide bombings - that have taken the lives of 38 Canadian soldiers.

Despite the bombs, stability is being restored.

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"Now you see families and children who've come back," Laroche said as a group of waving small children ran alongside the convoy. "A year ago you didn't see that."


If I believe both of these I will have some kind of personality problem.  :shock: or perhaps a bad case of Orwellian doublethink.
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Re: Winning the hearts and minds
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2011, 11:39:01 AM »
I don't know whether to believe this, I can't even comment. 13 more years? Will that include our troops?


America and Afghanistan are close to signing a strategic pact which would allow thousands of United States troops to remain in the country until at least 2024, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.


http://tiny.cc/qkwci

(I am having zero luck with my links, will try n fix.)
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