Say, About That Afghanistan Surge Troop Withdrawl…..


Remember when Mr. Obama said that his surge of troops for the war that was not a “stupid war” would end by July 2011? Yeah, how’s that working out?

Military leaders and President Obama’s civilian advisers are girding for battle over the size and pace of the planned pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan this summer, with the military seeking to limit a reduction in combat forces and the White House pressing for a withdrawal substantial enough to placate a war-weary electorate.

Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top allied commander in Afghanistan, has not presented a recommendation on the withdrawal to his superiors at the Pentagon, but some senior officers and military planning documents have described the July pullout as small to insignificant, prompting deep concern within the White House.

At a meeting of his war cabinet this month, Obama expressed displeasure with such characterizations of the withdrawal, according to three senior officials with direct knowledge of the session. “The president made it clear that he wants a meaningful drawdown to start in July,” said one of the officials, who, like the others, spoke on the condition of anonymity to share internal discussions.

So, once again, Obama’s mouth seems to be passing checks his body can’t cash. Expect his base to ramp up their protests if the troops aren’t…..huh? The Left’s war protests basically ended when Obama took office? Weird.

Meanwhile, Obama’s Libyan adventure sees CIA agents on the ground, directing air strikes and meeting the rebels, whoever they are. This is super secret information, and, hey, isn’t that how the Vietnam War ramped up?

Crossed at Right Wing News and Stop The ACLU.

Related Articles

5

For Holder And Obama, Much Wrestling Over How To Turn The 9/11 Trial Into A Photo-Op

The Washington Post lays out the rational for the decision to prosecute KSM and the other 9/11 jihadis in court

3

What Lesson Did Brown Teach Obama/Democrats? Apparently Pass Bad Stuff Faster

Once Scott Brown took away the Democrat super majority in the Senate by becoming the Republican’s 41st vote based in

25

Obama’s Healthcare Rules Will Shut Down Catholic Hospitals Nationwide

Some of Obamacare’s most destructive forces are quickly becoming common knowledge. We have, for instance, become painfully aware that Obama’s