Originally Posted by patteeu
It sounds like he agrees with many of the things Donald Rumsfeld was saying in the first few years of the war in both Afghanistan and Iraq, namely that too many foreign troops give the impression of occupation and tend to fuel insurgencies. In fact, a lot of you lefties are sounding more and more like Rumsfeld these days.
We just can't "win" there. And why do we care to "win" there? We should be focused on Al-Quaeda, thats our enemy. They are in a lot more places than Afghanistan. Putting American lives on the line to nation build in Afghanistan won't stop Al-Quaeda or even impedede its progress in ratio to what it will cost us monetarily and more importantly in brave men and women dying.