Kill ratio Afghanistan 26th September - 165 to 1

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  1. I think this ratio is only going to accelerate as most of the experienced fighters have bitten the dust by now, even in Pakistan. According to one US commander, the kill ratio for Coalition troops to Taliban and AQ over 7 years crossed 100 to 1 recently.

    Even if you think that military success is not the be all or even majority part of insurgency warfare, you have to admit that no rebel army can take that kind of beating or :twisted: just as importantly, retain credence that they are God's army.


    Over 165 insurgents killed in Afghanistan - Post Media Reply
    By ALISA TANG, Associated Press Writer 14 minutes ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Two battles killed more than 165 Taliban fighters and a U.S.-led coalition soldier in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday as President Hamid Karzai prepared to discuss the escalating violence with President Bush in New York.

    One of the clashes began Tuesday when several dozen insurgents attacked a joint coalition-Afghan patrol with machine guns, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades near the Taliban-controlled town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, with Taliban reinforcements flowing in all day, a coalition statement said.

    The coalition returned artillery fire and called in fighter aircraft, killing more than 100 of the Taliban fighters, the coalition said. One coalition soldier was killed and four wounded.

    The coalition said there were no immediate reports of civilian deaths or injuries.

    Taliban militants overran Musa Qala in February, four months after British troops left the town following a contentious peace agreement that handed over security responsibilities to Afghan elders. Musa Qala has been in control of Taliban fighters ever since.

    Situated in northern Helmand province, Musa Qala and the region around it have seen the heaviest fighting in Afghanistan this year. It is also in the middle of the country's poppy-growing belt.

    In neighboring Uruzgan province, more than 80 Taliban fighters attacked a joint Afghan and coalition patrol from bunkers near the village of Kakrak in a six-hour battle Tuesday night, the coalition said.

    Coalition artillery and air support bombarded Taliban positions, killing more than 65 insurgents, it said.

    Three civilians were wounded in the crossfire, it said. No Afghan or coalition forces were hurt.

    The battle took place near an area where more than three dozen insurgents were killed as they prepared an ambush six days ago, the coalition said.

    The huge clashes come as Karzai prepared to meet with Bush in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Bush is seeking assurances that Karzai is dealing with Afghanistan's soaring drug trade and security problems.

    Afghan opium poppy cultivation hit a record high this year, fueled by Taliban militants and corrupt government officials, a U.N. report found last month. The country produces nearly all the world's opium, and Taliban insurgents are profiting.

    More than 4,400 people — mostly militants — have died in insurgency-related violence this year, according to an Associated Press count based on figures from Afghan and Western officials.
  2. You really should go away. Your posts are not informative and give up the piss like smell of propagandic BS. This is a Brit forum and if you spend enough time understanding the place instead of posting crap topics, you would know that 99.999991% of the stuff you post is garbage by Arrse standards.
  3. No, the kind of posts you and your 'friends' post are garbage. If you must, disprove my facts. But you can't.

    You are determined that the US and UK should fail due to your political beliefs. And you even have the cheek to call that 'Arrse standards'. As if the defeatist shit that your kind post is not "propagandic' (you don't even know English, feckin' moron) and the hallowed truth.

    Piece of shit, shut up. If you read the responses to the other thread, you would see that a lot of Brits still want to win.

    'Red' Shrek indeed, feckin' moron.
  4. FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! :twisted:
  5. BEEP OFF and tell someone who cares muppet !
  6. 165 to 1 Probably about the same as the odds of this thread lasting much longer. :D
  7. Afghanistan has been at war for the last 30 years, there seems to be a never-ending supply of fighters.
  8. I may be a moron but you are a cnut and you know it.

    Cnut > moron
  9. That's great - not stopped them attacking us, has it?
  10. These posts are necessary to have an accurate picture of the situation.

    After all, there is something called morale. If the British government shits on the army, the press shits on the army, the chavs shit on the army...

    ARRSE with so many serving and ex-regulars should not shit on the army by posting and believing in defeatist nonsense that is ALSO wrong and inaccurate, and mostly spewed by army-haters like the leftists in the first place.

    How can anyone here complain about the treatment from the British government if they do the same to the people serving in theatre by spewing defeatist propaganda?

    Know this, I don't mean to boast, but in IQ tests, I scored 176, so you secret enemy of the British army will have to wake up much earlier to fuck with me.
  11. Or possibly all this fighting is making them better at fighting. We call this "training".

    The other thing is that maybe 10-50% of each 165 are civilians and bystanders. All of their families are joining the insurgency to avenge their deaths.

    There is nothing wrong with the logic of your approach. The problem is that it finishes with all the Afghans being dead, which rather defies the point.
  12. ^^

    This has got to be a wah.
  13. Don't encourage them old boy... :roll:

    Play nice children. :D
  14. *Sniff Sniff* thats not caubeen is it ?
  15. That's nothing. Get this fact:

    -Chuck Norris’ IQ can be expressed simply as a sideways eight.

    Which means INFINITY.