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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #675 on: December 11, 2021, 09:46:58 PM »

0:28 According to a friend who is a bit of an aero enthusiast, that plane's engine doesn't have an afterburner, so the flames shooting out of the tail are an indication of a "hot start" -- which he says will destroy the engine in short order.

That is correct.

I have zero confidence that a goat herder can suddenly become a jet engine mechanic.   Even Iran couldn't make that happen 40 years ago.

The middle east does not do technology.
Islamic sex dolls.  Do they blow themselves up?

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #676 on: December 27, 2021, 12:10:14 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #677 on: December 27, 2021, 08:57:22 PM »

That is correct.

I have zero confidence that a goat herder can suddenly become a jet engine mechanic.   Even Iran couldn't make that happen 40 years ago.

The middle east does not do technology.

Windmill!

I think we should send highly paid people like me to help them get all their toys working. Leave when the contract ends. The amount of dead talis from everything falling out of the sky would be glorious.

Thats how all the rest of the sand nations do it, lots and lots of contractors.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #678 on: December 27, 2021, 09:00:04 PM »

Windmill!

I think we should send highly paid people like me to help them get all their toys working. Leave when the contract ends. The amount of dead talis from everything falling out of the sky would be glorious.

Thats how all the rest of the sand nations do it, lots and lots of contractors.

This is the way.  Might as well get paid.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #679 on: January 11, 2022, 03:35:38 PM »

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    Today the U.S. announced $308 million in new humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan and a million new COVID vaccine doses provided through #COVAX (totaling 4.3M doses). We remain the single largest donor of humanitarian aid in Afghanistan.https://t.co/Ds7oMSNJaV

    Emily Horne (@emilyhorne46) January 11, 2022
https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2022/01/11/biden-administration-announc-aes-308-million-of-humanitarian-funding-to-the-anti-humanitarian-taliban-ruled-afghanistan/

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #680 on: January 11, 2022, 04:00:04 PM »

Windmill!

I think we should send highly paid people like me to help them get all their toys working. Leave when the contract ends. The amount of dead talis from everything falling out of the sky would be glorious.

Thats how all the rest of the sand nations do it, lots and lots of contractors.
It would be especially good if they start a war with some other nation over there.  Maybe we can contract with both sides.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #681 on: January 11, 2022, 04:53:53 PM »

It would be especially good if they start a war with some other nation over there.  Maybe we can contract with both sides.

That would be the best option.
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