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Rules of engagement limit the actions
of U.S. troops and drones in Afghanistan
Washington Times ^
| Rowan Scarborough
Posted on 11/27/2013 5:48:14 PM PST by Nachum
The new U.S.-Afghanistan security agreement adds restrictions on already bureaucratic rules of engagement for American troops by making Afghan dwellings virtual safe havens for the enemy, combat veterans say. The rules of engagement place the burden on U.S. air and ground troops to confirm with certainty that a Taliban fighter is armed before they can fire even if they are 100 percent sure the target is the enemy. In some cases, aerial gunships have been denied permission to fire even though they reported that targets on the move were armed. The proposed Bilateral Security Agreement announced Wednesday by Afghan
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; engagement; limit; obama; obamarules; rules; rulesofengagement
Obama rules of engagement = Dead or injured GI's
posted on 11/27/2013 5:48:14 PM PST
To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...
posted on 11/27/2013 5:48:50 PM PST
(Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
Get all our troupes out and nuke the place into oblivion!
posted on 11/27/2013 5:51:07 PM PST
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posted on 11/27/2013 5:55:37 PM PST
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Bring ‘em home. Now. We don’t even have an identifiable, credible objective there anymore.
posted on 11/27/2013 6:58:00 PM PST
(To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
Why are U.S. troops STILL in Afghanistan? Karzai has been playing footsie with the Taliban. Pull our people and equipment out [or destroy it in place] and let the Afghan savages kill each other. That's what these tribal societies do best.
Bring the troops home.
Those fleabags over there aren’t worth it.
posted on 11/28/2013 5:46:51 AM PST
(Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
Can we just send Barry Sorrento, Valerie and their "media-boy-toy" to some "hot" zone" ...
and leave them cut-off and isolated ...
like the four Americans murdered (by Obama) in Benghazi ?
posted on 11/28/2013 8:35:16 AM PST
(Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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