It brought down the Macedonian Empire, the British Empire and the Soviet Empire. Now we're letting it kill us. Why? Let's just leave the Afghanis to do what they love to do most when they're not shooting at an invader: killing each other. The guy we originally went there to kill is supposedly dead, we've tried to stabilize it for 12 years, and as it's long history clearly demonstrates, it will not be stabilized because it's people don't want us there. Time to go.
Afghan special forces commander defects with guns to insurgents
An Afghan army special forces commander has defected to an insurgent group allied with the Taliban in a Humvee truck packed with his team's guns and high-tech equipment, officials in the eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.
Monsif Khan, who raided the supplies of his 20-man team in Kunar's capital Asadabad over the Eid al-Adha religious holiday, is the first special forces commander to switch sides, joining the Hezb-e-Islami organisation.
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