December 13th, 2010
02:01 PM ET

Weak Afghan rule of law thwarts security

The surge of troops have improved Kandahar security, but U.S. commanders face problems with Afghan politics. Nic Robertson reports.

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  1. LarryKegel(US Army)

    I am sure with the way This Country is going today!!!

    December 20, 2010 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  2. LarryKegel(US Army)

    UN Watch Leads Opposition to U.N.'s 'Durban 3' Celebration in New York

    "Any celebration of the U.N.’s notorious 2001 Durban conference, the iconic symbol of globalized anti-Western and anti-Israel hatred, is nothing but a political provocation designed by barbarous regimes to project their own atrocities onto the world’s democracies,” said Hillel Neuer, executive director of Geneva-based UN Watch..." — U.S. opposes plan for UN to hold Durban III next year, Nov. 19, 2010.
    UN Watch has launched a global campaign urging all 27 European Union states to join the U.S., Canada and others in opposing the resolution at the U.N. General Assembly vote this Monday. Click here to take action.

    December 17, 2010 at 9:45 am | Report abuse |
  3. LarryKegel(US Army)

    Israel Doesnât Need the West Bank To Be Secure
    The Forward Wed, 15 Dec 2010 12:59 PM PST
    When everything is said and done, how important is the West Bank to Israelâs defense? To answer the question, our best starting point is the situation before the 1967 war. At that time, the Arab armed forces surrounding Israel outnumbered the Jewish stateâs army by a ratio of 3-to-1. Not only was the high ground in Judea and Samaria in Jordanian hands, but Israelâs capital in West Jerusalem was ..

    December 17, 2010 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
  4. LarryKegel(US Army)

    If the People won't do anything... This Country will be a 4th rated Country!!! We are going further and further behind everyone else every day...

    December 16, 2010 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  5. LarryKegel(US Army)

    The way things are in This Country right now I would say so!!! The Republicans are going to take even Unemployment from the Poor in this Country!!! They take the money for Their spending... From Social security!!! So Please tell Me who will be better off after They are through???

    December 16, 2010 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
  6. Dindy.....

    Dan.. they are. just like what Larry says.

    December 15, 2010 at 2:32 am | Report abuse |
  7. Ken, PA

    @Dan in Lafayette: take a clue from Joseph McCarthy comments if u can!!!

    December 14, 2010 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bledsoe

      Fake!

      December 15, 2010 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  8. MaryM

    Hey knuckle heads, did you get that we were doing a great job over there with the 1st BDE, 4ID!

    December 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Lennybaby

      Right MaryM,if you consider butchering people a good job!!! Well I don't! Besides,killing people is Unchristian.

      December 14, 2010 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
      • John

        Good post,Lennybaby. Thank you.

        December 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
      • Dan in Lafayette, IN

        When these people will kill Christians and not allow the people to practice their faith, I do not think that you will feel the same about these Islamic extremists.

        December 14, 2010 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
      • Bledsoe

        Lennybaby-Fake-ID!

        December 15, 2010 at 5:37 pm | Report abuse |
  9. LarryKegel(US Army)

    It sounds like the Republicans and the Tea Party!!!

    December 14, 2010 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Joseph McCarthy

    That means that the Communists should have won here back in the 1980's Dan,then there'd be no corruption as there is today.

    December 14, 2010 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sanity

      Just ignore him,Joe. He even called me a Communist in a previous post.

      December 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan in Lafayette, IN

      Right Joseph, are you trying to tell me that the communist officials were not corrupt?

      December 14, 2010 at 9:12 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Gary Johndro

    This is not good. Something's wrong here.

    December 13, 2010 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Jesse Cook

    This is awful. What are we gonna do,Phunnie boy???

    December 13, 2010 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |