Some reality checks:
1. Since 9/11, Afghanistan now produces 90% of the world's heroin - not just opium - heroin. The people who run it are US puppets.
2 .The Taliban is a US-created force, manufactured in Pakistan by the ISI with the support of the CIA.
This is the rathole Obama is going to throw tens of thousands of US troops and hundreds of billions of dollars into.
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More facts about the US in Afghanistan from Countdown to Drawdown.
Fact 1: It is not the case that all US troops will be removed from Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
Fact 2: There is currently no end date for the war in Afghanistan.
Fact 3: There is no set plan for removing the remaining 68,000 troops left in Afghanisan.
Fact 4: Reports indicate that the Pentagon wants to keep between 6,000 and 20,000 US troops in Afghanistan until at least 2024.
Fact 5: The "support" mission will not necessarily be small, nor will it be free of combat missions.
Fact 6: Obama's "surge" is not over.
Fact 7: There are less than 100 al Qaeda left in Afghanistan--but there are over 600,000 Afghan and international forces there to fight them.
Fact 8: The lack of a timetable for withdrawal is a key obstacle in peace negotiations with the Taliban.
Fact 9: There is elite support for an expedited withdrawal.
Fact 10: There is popular support for ending the war now.
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