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Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: The U.S. has to get out of Afghanistan; why not today?

July 8, 2010

The following comment is from the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban). Reprinted with permission.

The U.S. has to get out of Afghanistan; why not today?
Source:  Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
July 8, 2010  07:32

America and its allies have bogged in Afghanistan. Neither the war missionary nor their advanced technology can save them from the lethal end. Similarly, the so-called claims of peace and fake Jirgas are also not going to work. The efforts to remove the names from the United Nation’s blacklist are not creating soft corner in the hearts of Afghan Emirate’s leadership for the Americans.

Likewise, the change of faces in the American Military Command will not create a ray of hope for the Americans. In short the United States of America will suffer the most catastrophic military setback in its history.

The surprise attacks on Ningarhar Airport and huge military base in Kandahar by the Mujahideen in which dozens of invading soldiers and the puppet elements were killed besides destroying American helicopters and spy planes prove that the new appointments by Obama are insignificant. Despite the appointments of new faces, the sensitive bases and military barracks have become easy targets for the Mujahideen. The surrender of important American military bases has become no different from the retaking of common check posts by Mujahideen without any resistance by the enemies.

President Obama and his military advisers should realize the fact that they cannot stay in Afghanistan anymore. The morale of their soldiers is on the lowest; their generals are revealing the facts in order to avoid embarrassment in the future. They are declaring the Afghan war as illegitimate and a disappointment. Some of the generals have resigned while others are making excuses for going out of the war. The American political administration has nothing to say except that War should be ended at the earliest. If the war is prolonged, no one will be able to save the United States from disintegration. Billions of dollars of expenses and millions of dollars of current approvals can also not warranty American escape from the historical defeat. No one can guarantee the survival of America unless and until the American officials take the rational decision of ending the war, getting out of Afghanistan, shut their bases and respect the sovereignty, independence and Islamic outlook of Afghanistan. There are no chances of their success. This is why the analysts are agreed that the Afghan war resembles the Vietnam War. They say that the United States is facing the same situation of the Vietnam War where the Majority American masses had opposed the war and took to the streets.

Today not only the American masses but the people from all around the world are staging protests against the American War in Afghanistan. The Afghan Masses are fighting along with the Mujahideen with the same spirit of Vietnamese masses who had fought with their freedom fighters against the U.S.

According to a recent survey, 85 percent of the Afghan masses support their Mujahideen brothers. The American soldiers had to undergo mental healing due to attacks on them during the protracted Vietnam War. Similarly, the depressed American military officers and soldiers are becoming mental patients in Afghanistan due to attacks by Mujahideen. The U.S. had to bear economic loss during the Vietnam War, whereas their economic backbone has broken due to the Afghan war.

Now it is up to the American officials to analyze the situation in the light of these facts. The wisdom demands that the work which has to be done tomorrow with contriteness and regret should be done today. The work is to get out of Afghanistan and respect the national independence of Afghan masses.


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