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Posted: 10/28/2001 5:42:47 AM EST
to fight with the taliban. This is on Drudge. My question. Our intelligence must have known this was happening, why in God's name didn't we bomb and strafe this convoy? Are we starting to screw this war up? Why pass up such a great oppertunity to destroy the enemy? I thought THAT was our objective in this war. Why did we allow this shit to happen? Excuse me, but I thought when you declare war on somebody you are suppose to KILL them.
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 5:51:58 AM EST
its possible that by bombing the troops we would have compromised a vital intelligence source....that...coupled with the fact that if we had bombed them and killed them all would be TERRIBLE for the political war going on there (america kills its own allies, says intentional).....would not make it very smart to bomb them....i think if the troops did cross over and we didnt bomb them that would be the right choice from a leadership standpoint...just my opinion
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:05:08 AM EST
This is not intelligence, this is public knowledge. See: http://[url]sg.news.yahoo.com/011028/1/1lj0c.html[/url] The last I heard, they have not actually entered Afghanistan, and are still inside Pakistan. You have to understand that culturally, there is a lot of posturing that needs to be done first. Their idea is to put pressure on Musharraf's government. Once these guys actually cross into Afghanistan, they are fair game.
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:07:21 AM EST
New targets.
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:13:59 AM EST
The "Target Enviroment" gets "Richer" by the day. I truly hate, to see perfectly good munitions, go to waste, without a high "Body Count".
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:19:11 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:22:26 AM EST
Hopefully we'll have a bunch of our own informers and intelligence assets mixed in with them. Taliban will probably end up using all the volunteers from Pakistan as their easy up cannon fodder.
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:24:13 AM EST
"The Exodus" to "Basra"?
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:28:18 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:33:40 AM EST
Originally Posted By osprey21:
Originally Posted By Bat21: "The Exodus" to "Basra"?
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"Highway of Death," north of Kuwait City.
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Wasn't Basra, Iraq where they were headed?
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:37:55 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2001 9:44:51 AM EST
Bingo!!! Thats exactly what this convoy should look like.
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