The Pentagon has announced that it will redeploy around 300 US Marine’s to Afganistan’s notorious Helmand Province.

The province is the site where hundreds of US soldiers were killed in combat against the Taliban.

Senior Marine officers said on Friday that the purpose of the redeployment will be to act in an advisory capacity to the Afghani army and police, and will last approximately nine months.

“We’re viewing this as a high-risk mission that really requires training that is going to ensure that our Marines are capable of countering a full-spectrum threat,” said Brig. Gen. Roger B. Turner, who will be in charge of the mission.

“We’re not in any way viewing this as a non-combat mission or anything to take lightly,” he added.

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Floriangeyer
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Is this US deployment to safeguard a CIA drug and rare earth mineral operation ?

http://jeanclaudesinfowar.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/central-intelligence-agency-controls.html

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Talebans want to control the same but add to it control your brain, your behaviour, your clothing, even the way you hold your dick when you piss…
There is a seriously increasing taliban activity for months, thanks to a neighbouring country that shelters them and now even a Daesh activity.
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Thanks 2 Reagan, Bush Sr., McCain, KSA+GCC and even…China! (Yupppp!)
Make Afghanistan great again!

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Daeshbag, Again I agree with you 🙂 There are some pictures here from the 1920’s.

http://search.aol.co.uk/aol/image?q=afghanistan+in+the+1920%27s&s_chn=wm&v_t=aoluk-webmail4

Clearly the intervention strategy and tactics of the West in the 2000’s has not worked, so what can we learn from that?

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And all hippies and babz took the Khyber pass in the 60’s and 70’s and Afghan hash was the most reputed for quality on Earth at the time… “Clearly the intervention strategy and tactics of the West in the 2000’s has not worked” => It depends : to make life better? Surely NOT! Now, if you consider that under the Soviets, the country produced 3600 tons opium a year while, due to warlords and Talebs it fell to 500t, since 2001, it greatly rose again as for 2016, seems that 7200t were produced. About 10y ago, a French TV team… Read more »
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Najibullah is surely missed

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For sure! And shame on all those who let him down!
http://www.executedtoday.com/images/Najibullah_3.jpg
Nope, it’s not Daesh’s work, it’s the al-Qaeda friendly Talibans 20 years ago…

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