What I just can't understand,is why we are not done and dusted with this "war".The enemy,if you want to call them that,are farmers and goat herders with no budget,no proper training and using outdated weapons and home made bombs,The Nato forces on the other hand have the very latest intelligent bombs ($1m +each )aircraft that could put them through a window,and we have the best trained troops gathered from many countries,and yet we are struggling to over power them? The longer this continues,the more the Nato budget will be diluted.In my opinion we should hit them hard for a month then see if they want to continue. I don't think we would loose another 270 good men and women,I do think we would give them something to consider
vietnam was nothing but rice growers living in bamboo huts they were hit hard with continued b52 blanket bombing , napalming , and yadda yadda yadda !! yet the biggest superpower was sent packing home abandoning unbelievable amounts of equipment and had to airlift evacuate from the roofs of their ebassies to such an extent that when hueys were ariving and unloading at the ship , they were thrown in the sea because there was no room for all the evacuating equipment
i seem to remember we have already gone in hard against the afghans they used the bunker busting bomb ( one down from using nuclear !! ) with no effect for the expendature !!
the area is a well proven no win area !! the rusians in afghanistan used to get equipment ( rifles etc ) stolen in the night
the order went round to chain thier rifles to their wrist ( the afghans cut thier hand off !! )
people who understand warefare know there is no win for us they are on thier own ground and it is mountainous area with cave systems with an ennemy that is constantly moving that are near impossible to distinguish from normal citizens
very simmilar to nam !! we will only ever come second !!
if you can't dazzle em with diamonds!!! .........baffle em with bullsh*t !!! ...