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3,800 Loser, Defeated, Occupying British troops leave Afghanistan by 2013
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LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that about 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013.Around 5,000 will remain into 2014, Cameron told lawmakers. The announcement comes after a lengthy video call Tuesday between Cameron and President Barack Obama.There are about 60,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Cameron said the decision reflects an increasing confidence in the Afghan National Security Forces. After 2014, some troops will stay on to return equipment and deal with logistics but no details on numbers have been finalized, he said."We've said very clearly; no one in a combat role, nothing like the number of troops there are now," Cameron said. "We've promised the Afghans that we will provide this officer training academy that they've specifically asked for. We are prepared to look at other issues above and beyond that, but that is the starting baseline."The withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan will start next April, according to Defense Secretary Philip Hammond.Hammond said fewer replacements would be sent over in the spring when the six-monthly rotation of British forces goes ahead as scheduled. A further reduction would come after the summer fighting season in September or October, Hammond said.Cameron said Britain would continue to support Afghanistan by contributing about 70 million pounds (US $114,000) a year to help pay for the Afghan National Security Forces. Another 70 million pounds a year are spread through other aid programs."In terms of the diplomatic track, the thing we are most focused on is bringing Afghanistan and Pakistan together," Cameron said.Since 2001, 438 British personnel have died in Afghanistan.Last month, France ended its combat operations in Afghanistan, pulling hundreds of troops from a base in a volatile region northeast of Kabul and fulfilling promises to end its combat role on a faster track than other NATO allies.France has lost 88 troops in Afghanistan since late 2001.



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Added: Dec-19-2012 Occurred On: Dec-19-2012
By: BekasKhan
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  • This dirty animal is a welfare scrounger living in UK

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    • @darkglobe
      seriously, either they work their ass off or at least dont cause trouble, otherwise send them all off to where they came from...hello..hello brits...wake the feck up!!! these muzzies are taking a ride on your backs and spit on your heads the same time.

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    • @darkglobe sorry to hear that. Wish you guys still had firearms to do something about it.

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  • There is a difference between an army leaving a country while fearing for its life from an approaching enemy and an army leaving on its on accord after devastating the enemy and taking out its top leaders.

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  • Haha defeated?? Seriously you idiot?

    You dumbass...

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  • The only losers here, will be the Afghan people!

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  • The only loser is BekasKhan that posted such a BS comment. Thank you U.K. for a job well done!

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  • Hey faggot it is taking less Brits to control the Taliban's areas and "increasing" force size so wonder what all that means.. really holding in my laughter right now.

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  • The Military Industrial Complex would like to thank taxpayers from all countries involved in this bogus war for their unbridled support (as well as those who helped pay for the bs war in Iraq), arms manufacturers have made massive profits since 9/11 even while the rest of the world struggled through recession, that's truly awesome stuff.

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  • I like that "We've said very clearly;. no one in a combat role" If your in Afghanistan and in the military its a combat role no matter where you are period.

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  • mmm yeah we have lost? ha explain why you pussies darnt have a good firefight anymore, instead you place IED's and run back to your little shed

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  • Why not make all of them leave. They are there for Zionists agenda and purposes. Those young men and women don't deserve to get killed or scar mentally in this useless war.

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    • @MadLen21

      What is it like to live an entire life where everyone thinks you are an idiot?

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    • @Martyr_Machine Say what you want. I got banned on this chat reciting too mouch accusations against Zionists. It is not racial expression ,but a fact. Go live a live a lie. For all I care is to spread awareness while some people simply just laugh at me. Don't worry when they come killing your family via organize crime. WAKE UP SHEEP!!! WAKE UP SHEEP!

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    • @MadLen21

      You are batshit crazy. Please stay away from guns and schools.

      Posted Dec-25-2012 By 

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  • We could destroy the Taliban entirely in 6 months if we said fuck you to Porkistan and invaded their northern region and slaughtered all these fukwad taliscum. But that would be invading an allies (why they're our ally is beyond me...fukin backstabbing welfare recipients) territory which would be a war crime or some shit.

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  • The win and loss is determined by the objectives and goals of the war itself, that was to finish the taliban and decrease the threat of attack on west, nither has be achieved, so this war was a total failur. The taliban are stronger than ever with more afghan support than at any time, the threat of attack on west has also increased. I am not supporting them but as afghan I have better view than some of the keyboard-warriors here.

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  • Don't worry. We'll all be back there within a decade doing it all over again since Obama wouldn't do the job and Bush only did a half-assed job.

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  • The U.S. needs to leave. It also needs to accept that it can't control rural areas in countries with a corrupt, unpopular government, and military victory isn't possible.

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  • THE WINNER IN THIS WAR IS ACTUALLY PAKISTAN, WITH ALL MONEY SPEND ON THIS WOLF AS AN ALLY. Billions of dollar have been given to the Pakistani bitch army. Why not bomb the shit out of Pakistan before leaving these area?

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  • Losers? Considering the tens of thousands of useless raghead jihadists they whacked, I think we know who the losers are. Go back to buggering pleasure boys, that appears to be your primary skill.

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    • @skiman

      You still lost. We all lost. When NATO and US leave, the vacuum is going to be huge. Well be lucky if its only the taliban that come into power. It will probably be something alot worse.

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  • The Taliban have not been obliterated. Opium will keep on being harvested wholesale. Religious fanatics will remain in power and destabilize the whole region again, so overall the shithole won't change a tad

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  • bwahahahaha dumb retard

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  • Delete this comment again you koranimal piece of shit. I guess we all know that what I said is true.

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    How did NATO *not* win?

    We took over the entire country.

    We drive up and down the roads at will.

    We walk around wherever we want.

    We do whatever we want.

    The talibanimals hide in caves and dress like women.

    Driving a car in America is more dangerous than Afghanistan is for a Soldier.

    We won 10 years ago.

    We gave the koranimals a ch More..

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    • @Martyr_Machine Who had more to lose? Afghanistan or America? Do the math. As soon as NATO leaves the Taliban will be in power.

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    • @AgeOfStrife

      That doesn't change anything regarding what I said.

      Our objectives were:

      Kick the talibanimals; asses and give the afghanis a chance to have their own country.

      The afghanis refuse to step up.

      Not our fault.

      We accomplished our objectives.

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    • @Martyr_Machine Yep. Well said.

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    • @Martyr_Machine
      Hey brainwahed. You are a loser with some kind of mental problem to accept facts !

      You never reached 100% of Afghanistan control !

      Your presence was always inside the biggest cities, while all the rest of Afghanistan was and is under Taliban control!

      The population always hated you !

      Your nation never fought for the popultion ... you never helped noone .... So, stop with the lies.

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    • @Anthrax BR

      You live in a third world country.

      No one cares what you think.

      I would be surprised if you even have a flushing toilet.

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  • As soon as NATO stop assisting with combat troops, the taliban will take over again and in a couple of years we will be back to square one.

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  • Afghans never took the British troops seriously and rarely took orders from them because they all know the past history. Why are these idiots back here and giving us advice, even though they left afghanistan twice.

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  • the objective was to root out alqeada and kill osama bin laden, done and done now lets go home

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  • Hopefully the Americans will weaponize Monsanto against these drug cartels that call themselves servants of God.

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