These two headlines were near each other this morning on Air Force Times:

U.N. report: Little progress in Afghan security

White House: Afghan pullout will start in 2011


  1. Despite all the “Gung Ho” rhetoric, Afghanistan will never be a democracy no matter how long NATO troops are in country.

    It’s a stone-age meat grinder that will never evolve no matter how many boots are put on the ground.

    So the only way of dealing with it is troop withdrawl and establish a policy of stand-off containment through selective strikes utilizing manned and unmanned aircraft.

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