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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls' school in the Afghan capital that killed 50 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old...Read more from AP NEWS
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani blames Taliban insurgents for the brutal attack targeting schoolgirls, but a spokesman for the group denies its involvement.Read more from www.abc.net.au
Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:
How long would you see the troops there?
Most Americans didn't want us to be there in the first place. Unfortunately our dear leaders apparently didn't understand 1) Afghani's don't want us there; 2) Russia was routed by very less-armed, less-advanced guerrilla warfare. Why on earth our military didn't understand the same would happen to us, we will never know.
Now that we've been "keeping the peace" for what, 12 years now, I don't know if the population of Afghanistan want us to remain, in hopes that our troops will be protection from insurgents, or do they consider us insurgents.
I personally want all of our troops to come home. Maybe someone on this forum with a more in-depth explanation of why we are there in the first place and why we should stay there, could better answer your question (BM100?.
Any idea what Afghanistan is all about?
Afghanistan is INCREDIBLY rich in Minerals
Russia invaded Afghanistan for complex reasons relating to China / Pakistan and the USA - Suffice to say their machinations became unhinged
The US Invasion was to dismantle AQ and remove the Taliban , they got half of what they wanted and lost in the end to the Taliban
Complex ideas by Russia and the US mostly achieved nothing
There you go.
Kabul police say an explosion killed 12 people in Friday prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday during a ceasefire, prompting the Taliban to denounce the attack, which no-one has claimed responsibility for.Read more from www.abc.net.au
Thank you, both.
As foreign forces slowly leave Afghanistan ahead of the official September 11 withdrawal date, Taliban insurgents are gaining ground across the country.Read more from www.abc.net.au
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida, the U.S. military has vacated its biggest airfield in the country, advancing a final withdrawal that the Pentagon on Friday said will be completed by the end of August.Read more from AP NEWS