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Sunday, November 25, 2007

Afghan War Effort Is Deteriorating Admits White House

WaPo reports a White House assessment of the war in Afghanistan has concluded that wide-ranging strategic goals that the Bush administration set for 2007 have not been met, even as U.S. and NATO forces have scored significant combat successes against resurgent Taliban fighters, according to U.S. officials. WaPo notes "The Taliban's unchallenged expansion into new territory, an increase in opium poppy cultivation and the weakness of the government of President Hamid Karzai as signs that the war effort is deteriorating." More HERE

AAPP: This report took me back to an article I read years ago in the Village Voice about
How We lost Afghanistan -Fighting Terror on $1 Billion a Month, by Ted Rall. Check out the article HERE. It's a great article that the Washington Post would never print. I bet you the folks at the blog Pros and Cons would never print it either.

What do Afghans want from America? "Go home and leave us alone."

My question to the readers of this blog is, "are we getting our ass beat in both of Bush's Wars"?

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