No argument here. As long as the country has stabilized and able to take care of itself, by all means bring 'em home. The administration's been saying that all along. Big difference between that and unilateral withdrawal regardless of conditions on the ground.
However, if we start pulling out my money is on AQ kicking something up to try to make us stay. From a strategic perspective, they need us there.
One of the things I struggle with when afield is keeping my rifle clean and in good working order. Small amounts of dust and dirt collect moisture; moisture can freeze rendering your action immovable when you need it most. I have seen this happen on multiple occasions, and over time, I’ve learned the cause and how to prevent this from happening.
The first thing that you need to avoid before going afield is leaving excess oil on the gun. Oil will trap dirt and sand in all the wrong places....