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Subject:  Re: Why has Obama kept us in Afghanistan? Date:  4/21/2013  6:16 PM
Author:  WuLong Number:  1872381 of 1957974

Fwiw:

The Taliban strategy is simply to remind the local Khans that the Taliban do not forget. The friends of our enemies are enemies, and our memories are long.
How long? We don't know, but at least a generation. Fifteen years? Certainly no fewer than ten. And absolutely longer than five years, much less eighteen months.

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