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CHARBONNEAU – Trump tweets while Afghanistan burns

PRESIDENT TRUMP seems only dimly aware of the turmoil in Afghanistan.

charbonneaucolhedOr maybe he has foreign policy related on the country and is simply unable to articulate it in 140 characters. Most likely, and more disquieting, his contradictory and unintentionally humorous tweets truly reflect his confused views.

On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers struck Kabul, Afghanistan, killing 80 and injuring 250 in the recent conflict’s most deadly attack. An average of 50 Afghan soldiers are killed a day, another 180 are lost to injuries and desertion. More than 10,000 soldiers died as well as thousands of civilians.

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David Charbonneau is a retired TRU electronics instructor who hosts a blog at http://www.eyeviewkamloops.wordpress.com.

 

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1 Comment on CHARBONNEAU – Trump tweets while Afghanistan burns

  1. The general plan, regardless of the president, is not to ever have a positive outcome except for maintaining the general status quo.
    People of different color will die, atrocities will be committed and the rich and powerful will continue in their “champagne ways”.
    Comes to think of it, “fake news” have been around for longer than current folklore has it.
    Is the CIA the Capitalism Invisible Army?

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