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Saturday, December 01, 2018

The United States dropped more bombs and other munitions in Afghanistan during the first ten months of 2018 than in any other full year since documentation began, new Air Force data shows.

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You can't pull in the profits making more if there's tons just sitting around.

So we bomb a third world sandbox to open up some inventory space to make more.

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2018-12-01 05:12 PM | Reply

It's what cowards do.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2018-12-01 05:24 PM | Reply

The military industrial complex that Eisenhower warned us about strikes again!

#3 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2018-12-01 05:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Great Job Trump you managed to make W. look competent when it comes to Islamist states.

#4 | Posted by Tor at 2018-12-01 05:54 PM | Reply

FTA:

"The challenge is that ultimately this is a ground war, so air power is only useful to the degree that it helps support ground forces," said Seth Jones, a counterinsurgency expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Afghan ground forces have suffered heavy casualties in recent months. Since 2015, when local troops took over combat operations from the U.S. and NATO, nearly 30,000 Afghan soldiers and policemen have been killed, President Ashraf Ghani recently revealed.

That pretty much sums it up.

#5 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-12-01 06:01 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The only thing USA air power in Afghanistan is destroying is the USA budget.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2018-12-01 06:39 PM | Reply

What a giant disaster. My species is a horror on this planet.

#7 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2018-12-01 09:02 PM | Reply

Winning!!

www.bbc.com

#8 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2018-12-01 10:00 PM | Reply

Its terrible that even after almost two decades of bombing we have leadership that feels still feels compelled to do this

#9 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2018-12-02 11:34 AM | Reply

All that money, and what do we do with it? kill a bunch of people and destroy a country's infrastructure.

#10 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2018-12-03 10:18 AM | Reply

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