Pictures sometimes speak a thousand words. In viewing this photo of beautifully dressed little girls playing outside their Afghanistan school, what we don't see is what's important. We don't see the Taleban lurking around the corner waiting for their opportunity to take over the country again. The only thing that is stopping this is the presence of western troups and aid associations. When the coalition troups start to leave in the summer of 2011, the aid association workers and teachers will be the first to be slaughtered, quickly followed by the renewed oppression of women and girls. Schools for little girls will be blown up, women will not be allowed to work, and the Taleban will revert to "protecting" the women by isolating them within their homes or underneath rediculous burkas. Breaking their perfidious rules may mean death or rape. Actually, this is happening now in parts of the country. The "honor" rapes and killings of women and girls still happens, although behind the scenes. Unfortunately, the only thing Obama is considering when he decides to withdraw from the country is whether Al Queda has been destroyed. As soon as he is satisfied or the US political environment changes to what the hollywood liberals want, Afghanistan will be abandoned to the fate promised by the Taleban. Note that the US has had troups stationed in Germany for over 50 years, and the Huns have behaved themselves. The same should happen in Afghanistan, but don't hold your breath... remember the little girls as they are now.
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