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Old 06-10-2021, 8:37am   #17993
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Originally Posted by JetMechZ16 View Post
How'd Afghanistan do after the first 6 months we were there and had what was left of the Taliban hiding in caves. All the Army had to do at that time was maintain the status quo. WTF happened?

Granted, the Army doesn't get to make the decisions that would lead to the elimination of the enemy. They get to have politicians and the like make decisions about how a war is conducted. Then they slowly lose ground and the advantage.

When we go to war the politicians, which at this point have failed in their duties, need to give the military our objectives. Then stand aside and let us win.
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