How many soldiers will die by trying to avoid the IED's in the vast Marjah opium poppy fields rather than call in the Airforce to destroy every opium poppy field in that vast region? Why are American soldiers now being asked to literally sacrifice their lives to tip-toe around and thru obviously booby trapped poppy fields laden with IED's and land mines, rather than call in the Airforce to destroy each and everyone of the Opium cash machines for the Taliban?
Why is the CIA protecting the vast Opium fields even at the sake of the lives of American soldiers?
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