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I don't think that Afghanistan is what will screw the US over. In terms of American lives lost, it's barely even a rounding error (Afghans is another story, but unfortunately they cost the Americans nothing). In terms of political capital, well it's not like the US has any left to lose after Bush. And while the treasure wasted there is significant, the military would have just found another way to get its pork if Afghanistan hadn't been there.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Nov 23rd, 2010 at 01:42:10 PM EST
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