US troops to remain in Afghanistan until 2024!

On July 23, 2016, we discontinued our forums. We ask our members to please join us in our new community site, The Hartmann Report. Please note that you will have to register a new account on The Hartmann Report.

1 post / 0 new

President Obama is returning from an unannounced trip to Afghanistan yesterday – where he marked the first year anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s death. While in Afghanistan – the President signed a strategic partnership agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai – affirming plans to hand over full control of security to the Afghan government by 2014 – but allowing for thousands of US troops to remain in the country until as late as 2024.

In a speech Tuesday night to the American and Afghan people – the President promised to pull 23,000 U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by the end of this summer. The surprise visit by the President didn’t please Taliban insurgents who detonated a bomb killing 7 Afghans in Kabul less than two hours after the President left.

Thom Hartmann Administrator's picture
Thom Hartmann A...
Joined:
Dec. 29, 2009 10:59 am

The Secret On TrumpCare Is Now Out


The Senate Republican healthcare bill is secret no more.

There's just one problem - it's not really a healthcare bill.

Don't let Mitch McConnell fool you.

Contrary to what you might have heard - Senate Republicans DID NOT unveil a healthcare bill yesterday.

They unveiled a tax cut for the rich DISGUISED as a healthcare bill.

Powered by Pressflow, an open source content management system