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10 civilians, 7 children killed…0 actual targets

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by LosPollosHermanos, Sep 17, 2021.

  1. LosPollosHermanos

    LosPollosHermanos Pay tucker
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    Nobody on the ground for intelligence making this all the more likely, thanks for your rushed withdrawal @Joe Biden

    Not forgetting you @donald Trump for negotiating with the taliban.


    But according to @DaDakota despite a **** effort like that above and building a puppet govt ….the afghan people need to put their complete faith in said govt and “learn to fight themselves”

    shameful
     
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    Horrible. Pure tragedy.
     
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    SMH

    Rocket River
     
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    Lara Logan mentioned that one of the gentlemen killed was a former translator.
     
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    the war criminals left in a hurry. Biden saved lives.
     
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    Lol winnie the flu

    high on bat again
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  8. B-Bob

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    Wait... were we watching the last 20 years? Now people care?

    Not to say this isn't horrible. But it seems like a Lakers fan next year watching Russ and being gobsmacked by the stupid turnovers. "This is unacceptable in professional basketball!" Um, yesh, but ...
     
  9. LosPollosHermanos

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    It’s been unacceptable and has been occurring all along, the audacity in a final move and “retaliation” is just downright embarrassing. What it demonstrated to me was the poor intel we’ve likely been using to slaughter civilians
     
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    How does this change our drone strike policies and the decision making processes and cost/benefit analysis that is done before launching a strike? Expressing some sadness while hoping everyone forgets it by the next news cycle isn’t enough. Offering some financial compensation to the grieving family members isn’t enough.
     
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    The main guy targeted was an aid worker, according to the NYT reporting. It’s quite possible a translator was in the group.

    That said, Lara Logan doesn’t appear to me to be a reliable source of information anymore.
     
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  12. DonnyMost

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    It's politically convenient to care now. None of these people have an ounce of integrity or shame. They're all whores with no actual beliefs or conviction other than "my team good their team bad". ****ing stupid.
     
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    FIFY
    If the (Democrats/Republicans) saw what the (Republicans/Democrats) was doing, the (Democrats/Republicans) would invade the (Republicans/Democrats), to liberate the (Democrats/Republicans) from the Tyranny of the (Republicans/Democrats) ...
     
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    This largely represents the idiocrasy of American foreign policy. We have completely strayed from the intervention policies set back 50 years ago. Republicans and the media have been mocking the withdrawl that has largely been very successful. The Biden administration completely fumbled what would be considered a win, even with the suicide attacks.

    So either the Biden administration were pawns like the Bush administration, falling for what is now obvious bad intel from the Taliban. If the Taliban didn't provide the intel, then it shows the Biden administration is just as completely clueless as every other administration, not learning a damn thing over the last 2 decades.

    This has pushed me from the "at least he isn't Trump" camp firmly back into "all politicians are clueless cucks" camp. There is nothing admirable coming from the national side of politics. Im starting to feel like some of these third world nations when it comes to politicians. The corruption is so deep we are brainwashed into believing we are making a choice at the voting booth.

    For the record, differences can be made at the local and state levels.
     
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    Yeah, I know she went to fox news. She seems to be quite knowledgeable with Afghanistan though. Not sure if she has an agenda.
     
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    I imagine we’ve had plenty of drone strikes totally miss plenty of targets and kill civilians over the last 12 years.

    It’s tragic but it’s endemic to the type of war we’re trying to fight.

    I don’t expect a 100% success rate regarding targeting and intelligence. That seems unreasonable.
     
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    Horrible.

    Hate this **** about our country.
     
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    they didn’t miss in this case, they got exactly who they wanted to target

    here is the thing for too long. We allow our military to operate in a complete black box with zero oversight. We have no idea how often and many of these “mistakes” are made, by who, and under what criteria are the decisions made. I want the military to keep full statistic and make it publicly available. I want serious non gov civilian oversights. I’m usually patient and sit back and wait for the full story. I want heads roll for this. It’s just not acceptable.
     
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