The withdrawal of American troops from Iraq will allow for a reduced US defense budget in 2012 but the war in Afghanistan still costs the United States close to 300 million dollars a day.
Here’s a few great articles to check out for Wednesday, 12/28/10:
Here’s a few great articles to check out today, Monday, 11/1/10 :
American support for the war in Afghanistan has never been lower, according to the latest CNN polling. The low numbers just the latest figure in the complex math being calculated to determine how the US should proceed in the ten year war.
Did 9/11 really change everything? Or was it simply an excuse to implement existing plans?
Huh, did I hear Obama’s speech right? We’re sending 30,000 troops at a cost of $30 billion to Afghanistan, bringing the troop level to over 100,000. But we’re doing all this to give ourselves time to train the Afghan Security Forces and the Pakistan Forces, as well, who will then root out remaining Al Qaeda and Taliban members in both countries. All this will happen over the next 18 months, so that by Christmas troops can start deploying. Who’s he kidding?
Pointless “will he, won’t he debates ignore the fact that Obama has already deployed 34,000 additional troops to Afghanistan