Image of US troops - Vietnam WarBee's note: Here's a comment from a friend: "A repeat of the Vietnam War , America's longest war Afghanistan will become another historical defeat . Failed Leadership at the highest levels, from Obama's policy of Courageous Restraint (Seventy-two percent casualties occurred during Obama's first term) to changing the US Afghan Theater Commander every year .. how could we even hope to accomplish anything."
Last of 33,000 US surge troops leave Afghanistan
Taliban leader Mullah Omar vowed to take Kabul 'within a week' of U.S. pullout
May 23: The Tolonews website runs a story on its front page reporting about news of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar in Kabul. The Afghan Taliban rejected as 'propaganda' on Monday unsourced media reports that their reclusive leader, Mullah Omar, had been killed in Pakistan, saying he was alive and in Afghanistan and vowing to continue their insurgency.By
Mullah Omar, the elusive, one-eyed Taliban leader who has been in hiding with a price on his head since the U.S. ousted his regime in Afghanistan, recently told confidantes his group will retake Kabul “in a week” once America pulls out.