Afghan Plan

130710-afghan-withdrawal-cartoonPresident Obama considered Afghanistan the smart war and Iraq a dumb war with smart bombs. In 2009 he joined together a surge of 30,000 troops in Afghanistan and a plan for withdrawal.

The surge got the boot with a drawdown in 2011. Obama claimed the killing of Osama bin Laden had put al Qaeda on a path to defeat and that  the tide of war was receding. Terrorists in Boston, London, Nigeria, Libya, and Syria missed that speech.

Now he’s threatening Hamid Karzai with a “zero option” which would mean the total withdrawal of U.S. troops – same as Iraq.






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