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Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) Tue. 2/4/14 (330 days to go)

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330 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan who are completing retrograde operations, closing US bases, and packing up equipment for shipment back to US soil. God bless America’s troops in this still dangerous land.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) While American troops are packing up to leave by 31 December, 2014, Afghan President Karzai is reported to be talking to the Taliban. As a former Marine once told me: “Is he the lead Taliban or what?!” Link:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/04/us-afghanistan-karzai-idUSBREA130E620140204

2.) Three decades of failure in Afghanistan:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-scheer/the-super-bowl-of-war-thr_b_4721299.html

3.) The top 10 mistakes of the Afghan war:

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/02/03/the_top_ten_mistakes_made_in_the_afghan_war

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