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Old 8 January 2019, 10:44
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That is the root truth to solve almost everything everything going on in the military these days.
The sad part is seeing how many senior leaders seems to think that troops need to be bribed with baubles and fancy clothes before they will do a good job.
The baubles and bangles are replacements for their lack of effective leadership.
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Old 8 January 2019, 18:52
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Colombia and Afghanistan have a couple of things in common...let's see...gravity works in both...water is wet in both...fire is hot in both. Okay, I was wrong, that's three things.

That's about it.
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Old 8 January 2019, 22:48
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Colombia and Afghanistan have a couple of things in common...let's see...gravity works in both...water is wet in both...fire is hot in both. Okay, I was wrong, that's three things.

That's about it.
Yep.

IIRC some of Colombia's leadership were serious when going after the bad guys.
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Old 9 January 2019, 05:24
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Colombia and Afghanistan have a couple of things in common...let's see...gravity works in both...water is wet in both...fire is hot in both. Okay, I was wrong, that's three things.

That's about it.
The women.......
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Old 10 January 2019, 19:47
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Columbia is 75% larger than Afghanistan??? Its actually a little more than half the size.
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Are you saying Colombia is half the size of Afg?

Colombia = 440k square miles
Afghanistan = 251K square miles. (from various map sources)
Just passing on a link- I didn't write the articles
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Old 10 January 2019, 21:46
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Old 10 January 2019, 21:55
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The women.......
Never saw many women in Afghanistan. Lots of men and boys...even little girls. Just no women. Like a horror movie, where no one wants to acknowledge something essential is missing, and everyone just carries on as if there isn't a problem.

There were a lot of these weird blue bag creatures cruising around, though. Like a big blue potato sack. Usually about 5 feet tall or so, maybe 90 lbs. no appendages, though, and a lattice-like screen where a face would be...never figured that part out.
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Old 10 January 2019, 22:17
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Just passing on a link- I didn't write the articles
LOL.

I'm agreeing with the authors in regards to square mileage.
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