Skip to comments.Afghan War Intensifies: US Stealth Fighters Target Narcotics Production Facilities
Posted on 11/25/2017 11:15:13 AM PST by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch
16-years after the Bush administration began military operations in Afghanistan, President Trump has just launched a military campaign of his own using high-tech stealth fighters to bomb drug labs in the country....On Monday, the Defense Department said it unleashed F-22 Raptor stealth fighters to bomb narcotic production facilities in southern Afghanistan targeting the revenue streams of the Taliban...
.....Every since the U.S. started occupying the country in the early 2000s, OPIUM PRODUCTION SOARED. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said without drugs, the war in Afghanistan would have been long over......"In 2017, Afghanistans opium crop and production both HIT A RECORD HIGH.....The strikes Sunday hit seven Taliban drug laboratories and a headquarters in three districts across northern Helmand. Three occurred in Kajaki district, four in Musa Qala and one in Sangin all areas controlled by the U.S. military at the height of Obamas troop surge there...
...Until now, though, those U.S. efforts have not directly involved the military. During the early post-Taliban years, the Pentagon focused exclusively on pursuing al-Qaeda and Taliban insurgents and expressly avoided diverting efforts toward curbing the drug trade..."
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About damn time!
op the damn money flow. That’s why the Taliban and alqueda have been so successful.
IIRC, Obama made a deal with Karzai to not touch the opium fields.
The linkages between the DEEP STATE & Satans kingdom of Darkness are many & documentable,....Thanks to President Trump we can sing that Christian song.....
Listen to the Demons screaming,...hell is turned inside out...
“every since” what crap
Thanks Trump_vs_Evil_Witch. Wish you could have seen the wackadoodle topic about this. :^)
Kinda like real v. instant potatoes. With manned, taliban gets this is serious.
Saw the same kind of story that B-52’s were being used. It makes a headline by mentioning stealth for click bait. Would it be just more logical that what assets are available and taskable at the time gets the call? Seems more likely the source mentioned bombers and the 22 and 35 are able to be fighters and/or bombers, just like the 15 and 16.
OK, you go hold the sprayer, Rambo.
Ever think that this gives the Stealth pilots some nice practice to keep them sharp for Iran and North Korea?
Whatever assets are being used, it sounds to me that Trump is seriously trying to fulfill another campaign promise - to stop the opioid crisis in America.
Finally, after almost 15 years of war in Afghanistan, we have a leader who is serious about going after the one of the biggest sources of our nationwide opiod addiction crisis.
Hopefully this will send a message to the other sources.
Rather than drilling holes in the sky; fighter pilots want to blow things up. It is what makes our day.
Couldn’t agree more with the mission.
Also, another reason to give thanks this week and the next 7+ years:
Gee, I wonder why Bush and Obama would have done that? Couldn't have been the money, could it?
An F-22 has to be the least cost effective method to deliver bombs. Why not use BUFFs and BONES - unless they are practicing for something else.
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