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May 28, 2014

Afghanistan: “Withdrawal in contact”

As American combat forces dwindle
— assuming they do not have to pull up stakes peremptorily if no agreement with Afghans is reached — the problems of “withdrawal in contact” will re-emerge. The US troops will have to protect with less and less. They have to secure their line of march, line of departure and both flanks all the way to the airhead or port.
Belmont Club » Retreat From Kaboul

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 28, 2014 9:30 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Our military ought to be used to retreat by now. Defeat however you slice the cheese.

Posted by: chasmatic at May 29, 2014 5:47 AM

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