[Marxism] US troops in Afghanistan "depressed and deeply disillusioned"

Intense Red intnsred at golgotha.net
Thu Oct 8 08:36:21 MDT 2009


 > The soldiers complain that rules of engagement designed to minimise
 > civilian casualties mean that they fight with one arm tied behind their
 > backs. “They’re a joke,” said one.

   These guys don't get it. They think they're fighting a real war and don't 
realize they're fighting a war of occupation. There's a huge difference.

   Either way, since the people of Afghanistan are increasingly opposed to 
foreign troops, NATO will likely lose.


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