Obama Set to Break Promise, Keep Us in Afghanistan Until at Least 2014, General Says


In an interview with the New York Times, Gen. John R. Allen suggested that American troops may remain in Afghanistan beyond 2014, despite a previous pledge from President Obama that the bulk of troops would be withdrawn before then. The general’s remarks were the first official statement that the United States military intends to maintain a presence in Afghanistan for years.

The general expects that NATO military advisors will take over the current mission in Afghanistan to train Afghan troops starting in 2012. Still more would arrive in 2013, as the Afghan security forces are asked to do more. Gradually the security of the country will be the responsibility of the Afghan military. He emphasized the need for long-term support military and civilian commitment to the Afghan government to prevent what is currently happening in Iraq and happened in Vietnam.

Fighting insurgents in a foreign land requires the trust and support of the native population. The general referred to radio intercepts of the Taliban in Pakistan complaining about losing popular support in Afghanistan. Southern Afghanistan was once their stronghold, and now they are losing it. Once the Taliban lose the support of the Afghan tribes, they will lose the war. The only thing the insurgents can count on is their safe-haven in Pakistan. Their ally, al-Qaeda, probably left them for Libya.

The Taliban still have some support inside Afghanistan, suggesting that the Karzai government still has work to do to garner the support of the tribes and the people in his own country. Until the Afghanistan government or security gets….

Read more from Jim Emerson, FloydReports.com.

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  1. Betsy K. Larsen says:

    no surprise at all, from the Chief Liar/Chief Promise Breaker of all times. Does this really surprise anyone? He lies each time his nasty, purple, fat, muSLIME lips move, as if we don’t all know that any “good muSLIME” lies with each breath they take. Breath that they steal from any human being. Which I suppose, makes them nonhuman, as that is how I see them all. Not worth the hair off the rearend of a camel, the same camels taht they hump, because they despise the women of the world. What else would HAVE one of those filthy, unbathed, smelly, rotten toothed old ugly “men”? Even the camels must despise them. What human in their right minds has any use for them?!! I wouldn’t give a half a cent for the diseased useless nonhuman beings at all. The one in office may take a bath, but he still stinks to high heaven! Across America, we SMELL his disease, and it is infecting our nation. He needs to go, and where, I really don’t care, as long as it is not in our country, just get his sorry, dirty ass out!

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