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Old April 3, 2002, 10:35 AM   #1
Kaylee
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Training the new Afghan Army

Does anyone else find the news reports recently of Allies training a centralized Afghan army interesting? I was listening to the radio this morning, and heard and Italian instructor saying something along the lines of "there's so many guns in this country, a strong central military is the only way to guarantee security."

And the US seems to take the same view, although I do believe our policy (as I understand it) is to finish destroying what they got before we help 'em make a new one.

Gaah.. anyone else feel like a dinosaur these days?

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Old April 3, 2002, 10:47 AM   #2
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All we're doing...

is training the next wave of Osamas.
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Old April 3, 2002, 11:19 AM   #3
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I have to agree with KMKeller. Haven't we been here before? *Maybe* it will be different this time, and *maybe* the Afghan people will turn out to be the best democratic government Asia has ever seen... but *maybe* I'll win the lottery tonight. For now, I give them the same odds.
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