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Afghanistan Today-the GWOT Hotspot-Sat. 9-26-09

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The war is heating up with calls for Gen. Stanley McChrystal to resign after his 66 page document on how to win the war in Afghanistan came out. Instead of ensuring victory, it appeared to be a death sentence for U.S. troops with restricted rules of engagement. Various stories from around the GWOT:

1.) Good story on restricted rules of engagement going back to Iraq:

http://www.dianawest.net/Home/tabid/36/EntryId/1039/Pink-Flags-White-Flags-Iraq-ROEs.aspx

2.)  Combat Outpost Payne, Afghanistan:

http://camplejeuneglobe.com/articles/2009/07/17/news/top_stories/top03.txt

3.)  Big Hollywood reporter Michael Yon gives an excellent and sobering report on what is going on in Afghanistan:

http://bighollywood.breitbart.com/myon/2009/09/26/bullshit-bob/

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Written by orangekite1

September 26, 2009 at 7:44 pm

Posted in Afghanistan