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Old 10-22-2011, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by MT2008 View Post
You guys know what this means, right? It means we're getting the fuck out of Afghanistan. Obama has just the excuse he needs - we took out the head of Al-Qaeda, which means they're pretty much destroyed*, so why stay in Afghanistan when finishing off Al-Qaeda was the objective all along?
*Of course, the withdrawal was inevitable anyway, and it's debatable whether Bin Laden was really in charge the last 10 years.
Someone else will just take control of it. Some lowly middle manager etc. The center of Al-Qaeda has actually moved more to Yemen, and the US is increasing drone strikes there. Just because he's gone dosen't mean the end of Al-Qaeda. There are many other AQ leaders.
 

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