rsmith6621a
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So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:25 pm

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. military officials said Wednesday they feared all 17 troops aboard a special operations helicopter were dead after hostile fire downed the craft and it slid or rolled into a rugged mountain ravine in eastern Afghanistan If those aboard were confirmed killed, the crash would be the deadliest blow yet to American forces in Afghanistan, already grappling with an insurgency that is widening rather than winding down.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...n_re_as/afghan_us_helicopter_crash

I thought that WE defeated the Taliban in the early days of the aftermath of 9/11......were we not told that they were all but a memory????...Insurgancy is on the rise in Kuwait as well this trend seems to be following th US were ever the US has troops in that part of the world.

Guess we better send mor troops to Afghanistan if this is true.
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Jalto27R
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:30 pm

Rsmith I suppose it takes a whole new uprising to hold a RPG and shoot down a Chinook? Give me a freakin break dude.
 
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:32 pm

Quoting Rsmith6621a (Thread starter):
I thought that WE defeated the Taliban in the early days of the aftermath of 9/11

No, that 75% that Bush talked about eliminating or capturing in debate # 1, meant 3 out of 4 people who were high ranking Taliban officers.

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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:36 pm

Quoting Rsmith6621a (Thread starter):
Insurgancy is on the rise in Kuwait as well this trend seems to be following th US were ever the US has troops in that part of the world.

Did you mean Iraq?
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rsmith6621a
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:41 pm

Iraqi minister says insurgents may target Kuwait


http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...18/ts_nm/security_iraq_kuwait_dc_2
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flyAUA
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 8:24 pm

Quoting Rsmith6621a (Thread starter):
Guess we better send mor troops to Afghanistan if this is true.

Or maybe just leave...
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pilot kaz
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 8:26 pm

Quoting FlyAUA (Reply 5):
Or maybe just leave...

Amen to that... Then maybe smithy can find something worthwhile or new to bitch about.
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RE: So We Are Winning The War?

Thu Jun 30, 2005 9:03 pm

Its a Fight with a Hidden Enemy.The War is never a Short one & without setbacks.
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