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Obama just ordered a FULL withdrawal of ALL troops from Afghanistan

Obama orders Pentagon to prepare for full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

President speaks with Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai and says US is ‘moving forward with additional contingency planning

Barack Obama formally ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to make plans for a full pullout of American troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year, pointing to a way out of the conflict that is reminiscent of his end to the Iraq campaign.

While the Obama administration reiterated that it would prefer to maintain a residual military presence in Afghanistan, the Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has refused to sign an accord that would pave the way for some US forces to remain. That has forced the administration to begin a contingency plan for a full departure after Nato formally ends hostilities in November.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/25/obama-pentagon-...



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meekandmild's picture

Obama wants to get out of the country before

Creditors start repossessing military equipment?

This means they signed a deal

This means they signed a deal for Rothchild to start a Central Bank in Afghanistan. Now only Iran, Syria and North Korea are left to conquer.

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Afghanistan wins again. Or

Afghanistan wins again.

Or at least that's the way it looks on paper.

Is the paper real?

The Soviet Union could not take over the country, nor could the United States take over and dominate the land as if it truly was their own.

Afghanistan remains unconquerable after another decade long war.

Guerrilla warfare has proven once again to be a more powerful force than two military Goliath's combined.

Quite amazing. The military's technological and logistical advantages still can't defeat some rag tag bunch of men willing to fight and die for their country. Compared to their adversaries, they have peanuts.

No technological military advancement can defeat a Patriot with peanuts.

Guerrilla warfare is nothing but a fancy term for true patriotism.

Globalists hate patriotism, because I think that overall is their biggest enemy in terms of warfare.

Patriotism even surpasses religion as a uniting force.

When foreign people start bombing the you know what out of your homeland, people unite regardless of race, religion, gender or sexuality.

How ironic is that?

War unites people.

Would you ever even bother to know your neighbors unless Red Dawn became real?

If your gay neighbor 3 houses away from you gave you an M-16 to defend yourself and your family against a home search by a group of 15 Chinese military men looking to rape, plunder, and kill your children...

If 15 American black kids met 15 white kids, 15 Asian kids, and 15 Mexican kids in the middle of a war on America, what do you think those 15-16 year old kids are going to do?

They're going to unite, and they're going to win.

WOW...that just really hit me.

People often forget that the Revolutionary War for Independence from the Crown was fought by young teenagers. Boys who were 13 years old fought and died for America.

Women fought and died for America too during the Revolutionary War.

http://allthingsliberty.com/2013/10/10-amazing-women-revolut...

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I enjoyed that.

Is that his 4th or 5th time

Is that his 4th or 5th time saying that? Oh, and what about all that bs he spewed back before his 1st term?

Not A True Withdrawal

Just a relocation. This tells me this government is preparing to send our already worn out troops to a new front, like Iran, the Pacific or maybe even Ukraine.

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Didn't Obama negotiate to keep troops until 2024?

"Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had finalized the wording of a bilateral security agreement that would allow for a lasting American troop presence through 2024 and set the stage for billions of dollars of international assistance to keep flowing to the government in Kabul. "

"Now, the United States has at least an initial agreement from Afghan officials that American soldiers will not face Afghan prosecution in the course of their duties."

Did this plan fall through because the Karzai gov't wanted to prosecute any American invader - err - freedom fighter that was involved in killing innocent people? What do you guys make of this switch?

source:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/21/world/asia/afghan-pact-ker...

Shell Game

To the letter of the English language the President's current statement may be accurate. What he is not telling us is how he will continue interfering through proxies: contractors, CIA, indirect funding, etc... It is just a shell game.

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

Obomb'ya says a lot. it

Obomb'ya says a lot. it usually is a bunch of lies and agit-prop.

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Amazing to Think That Russia will help Solve our Problems

What if, ironically, going to war or near war with Russia is what finally gets the USA out of all this terrible dabbling in the middle-east?

Afghani-stand-down! We've got trouble!

Seriously though, I'd hate to see us over-react towards Russia instead.
I'm obviously assuming.

Maybe the troops are coming home to do onto ourselves as we have done to others? !!!!

burn the CIA poppy fields to the ground

starve the beast

Thanks for saying that

starve the beast is right!!!

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So again why did the criminal bush family

attack Afghanistan? Why did Barry Sotoro or what ever he wants to be called these days. Mr barrack husein obama or what ever continue through 3 years of his puppet time to kill our soldiers and the people over there but now he threatens to leave as if they want him.

The only people in that country that want a foreign army occupation is those who profit from it. The puppets of the Bank gangster family Rothschild. I will bet Obama gets told that he can not leave!

What ever the game is I say good good good please leave.

sovereign

So really

Karzai ordered us out.

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Dead Man Walking

Karzai is a Dead Man Walking.

Dr. Najibullah, the previous foreign puppet leader of Afghanistan, was executed by the Taliban.

"Najibullah and his brother were hauled out of the U.N. compound where they had taken refuge, publicly beaten, tortured and castrated, and strung up on a traffic barricade."

http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/09/27/1996-dr-mohammad-naj...

Not good for Karzai, the Boys are Back in Town.

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

We HAVE seen this before......

withdrawing "troops," but keeping "peace keepers" there. Same old BS.

Yawn...

you're right... all troops are withdrawn (read: get re-classified as consultants)

or worse yet, really replace military folks with outsourced employees that cost 5X more.

We will never leave that region, IMO.

Good 'bout time we

stopped wasting trillions in the sand, rocks, and hard dirt.. and yea I'm sure special ops can take care of any jerk off that attacks us for trillions less.. God neocons are jackasses

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

Preparation for

Ukraine.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

He forgot to mention...

The President forgot to mention he will simultaneously be signing a contract with Academi (Blackwater) to supply and station 100k mercenaries in Afghanistan...

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

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LOL they changed their name AGAIN?

What do they think we are, fluoride-filled idiots? Oh.

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This sounds like the rhetoric right before 9/11 happened...

This sounds like the rhetoric before 9/11 happened. Remember, Rumsfeld was going to slash the staffing and fighting force, close bases, change missions then, oops, nevermind. We just got attacked by turrrists. We wanted to cut the DoD, but we can't now, we're at war!

I'll believe it when I see it, but this combined with the pentagon plans to slash the military, is imposing somehow.
Don't get me wrong, it would be great if it actually happened, but Something stinks. It's too easy, too convenient, like they're setting up for something.

Thanks for the reminder....

Grim stuff.

What would the Founders do?

I need a Dollar.....

Of course they will be brought home. They are going to be needed to control us when the final collapse of the dollar happens in the not too far future.

And how many do you think will go along with those orders

It only takes a few intelligent rogue units to throw huge monkey wrenches into their works from the inside if they ever try it here.

I wouldn't assume all these kids - and upper ranks either - are going to go along with those kinds of plan to shoot at and intern Americans.

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Good !

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You forgot

Bahrain and Yemen! And I'm sure I forgot a couple more...

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