Sunday, November 22, 2009

Abdul Rahim Wardak on Obama's long awaited and over elaborated decisions.



Al Jeezera via Bill Roggio's Long War Journal,
Abdul Rahim Wardak, Afghanistan's Defense Minister announced the Afghan Army would be expanded to more than 240,000 soldiers. Wardak described President Obama's process to decide on a US increase in troops as "long awaited and over-elaborated," which prompted laughter from the senior US generals in attendance, including General Stanley McChrystal.

Read more: http://www.longwarjournal.org/videos/2009/11/afghanistan_to_expand_army_to.php#ixzz0XaLtVBQU
Long awaited and over-elaborated.... no way for a Commander-in-Chief to be seen.

2 comments:

Robin Edgar said...

Hi Bill,

I thought you might find this British Op/Ed of some interest if you have not already read it. It seems to reflect much of what you have been saying about Obama.

Bill Baar said...

Thanks Robin...I saw... also, Elizabeth Drew: Why the Geg Craig Debacle Matters along the same theme.

There is an end-of-illusions moment coming for many with plenty invested in Obama. The crack up will not be pretty.