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However, big errors were made - such as taking our eye off the ball to invade Iraq, the muddle over the actual mission, becoming obsessed by the Taliban instead Al Qaeda, which allowed the latter to set up in many other countries whilst we uselessly fought the Taliban, who weren't behind 9/11.
We are not taking our eye off the ball in Afghanistan.
But there's no point turning out a display like that and then taking our eye off the ball.
We are open to new ideas, but when it comes to accountability, we are not taking our eye off the ball.
They are a bit annoyed with us that we appear to be taking our eye off the ball.
Myself and Alan Pardew are looking forward to the tie but we're not taking our eye off the ball in the league.