Listen: Taliban, Afghanistan, Matthew discussed on The Norman Goldman Show
"Tell you more about that coming up here in a little bit. And he has said he will once again, be cooking it forecast this year. So that'll be cool. All right. So go ahead. The name that I was trying to remember actor pile Gardner. In full metal jacket. The actual name of the character was because everyone called him Gomer Pyle real name. They dropped everyone's real names. Like right at the beginning of the movie because there's this huge rant about this is no longer your name. But I mean that was supposed to be a documentary about the horrors of war. And like how it was to be in the marines at that time. So I don't know how much are things significantly different. So it would be interesting to see the modern perspective of what it is. We'll tell you more about this video here. What's stirring up some controversy because it shown a little slice of reality. What they were willing to show in front of the cameras mind. You let's go to Matthew in Louisiana. You're on free talk live listening via tune in. About the current wars. We're involved. Were you involved in? That sounds really stressful. About the ones that the United States. The US government. Okay. And I look back at previous wars, and I'm picking myself. What are we doing? I mean. In there. Get out you might get hit by a bullet or something like that. You know what they're doing? They're they're doing the bidding of the politicians in Washington DC. And that's usually the bidding usually has to do with protecting their buddies in industry, the oil companies, for instance, or the military factors. Well oil in in Afghanistan. I'm just saying giving you examples of one of the things that they are doing. Middle Eastern oil. I mean. But I'm just beyond that, we're not really. You know, our strategy to win just doesn't seem to be existed. I mean, they weren't ago go she aiding supposedly with the Taliban. Taliban. Attack. And I'm like, well, which Taliban attack was F on or the man I mean in order to win you would have to have conditions that you would be able to identify to say this is a win. Right. Like, you know, some in traditional war. It would be the the, you know, the giving up of the other side the signing of of a peace treaty or this surrender some sort of an official surrender. Over there, literally can speak with a forty or whatever this group is and say, that's it. We quit because. Yeah. Let's just call in the the big bombers and just start doing what we did do the North Korea's to convince them that they didn't wanna play that game anymore. There's nobody in Afghanistan who can say your starting line. So I'm not sure that there is anything that you can define as a win the come out at. I can't agree more. Thank you Matthew for the call tonight. Appreciate it till free number here. Eight fifty five four fifty free. That's eight five five four five zero three seven three three. How do you define a win in Afghanistan? What does it look like everyone leaving the military? Yeah. Yeah. I mean, it certainly would end the losses. It would end. You know, whatever damage was being done to those troops. That are encountering. Been. We're gonna win in the greatest way that you've ever seen the Taliban will be gone ISIS will be gone. I love the mannerisms now like the at. Yeah. Toll free number eight fifty five four fifty free like freedom more here from the store in the back to your calls and thoughts so footage was taken by Lagos -i who was the the the marine who traded. Then that time Lance corporal and other combat cameramen during a deployment to Helmand province with the first battalion, sixth marine regiment between twenty seven and twenty twelve Lagos job as a combat cameraman was to shoot. An edit video of marines at war after being approved by the military. The footage was distributed to private news networks and the American forces network video Lagos shot of a November twenty eleventh attack on a patrol base on patrol base. Georgetown in hell lands because yucky Sophia was picked up by CNN that winter and billed as a quote, rare firsthand glimpse into a battle with the Taliban, unquote, and unquote, unfiltered, look unquote at the war. Look if it goes through the Pentagon, it's filtered. I mean, hey, at least it's not a video of a helicopter executing reporters. Right. That's what gently Chadli Bradley at the time now Chelsea Manning had released via WikiLeaks."