Memeorandum: Washington Post: Obama seeking options on troops levels in Afghanistan
President looks to send fewer additional troops — President Obama has asked the Pentagon's top generals to provide him with more options for troop levels in Afghanistan, two U.S. officials said late Friday, with one adding that some of the alternatives would allow Obama to send fewer new troops than the roughly 40,000 requested by his top commander. [...]
Nothing like listening to the Troops with their boots on the ground, eh? Let's send HALF of what is needed. OK? Idiot. How about.......
The Salute, Czarboe. The Salute. Idiot.
Gee. It must be a memorable, eh?
[...] Do you think the undercurrent of tension that the civilian leadership currently has with the uniformed military right now over policy has a connection to the fact that those campuses threw the R.O.T.C. under the bus? It was a ridiculous decision then, and the current separation of the uniformed military from the rest of America (yes, it is a sub-culture) has led to what we have now--a political elite that thinks nothing of permanent war. [END]
[...] TOMORROW'S BREAKING HEADLINE? Newt Gingrich endorses Karzai, declares the importance of outsiders to defer to the locals in these affairs. [...]
Nice. Screw Newt.
Has Czarboe entered Pakistan yet? Didn't he say he WAS going to do just that? Oh. Wait. That was the community organizing Barack. I get it now.
Islamabad: Pakistani troops have surrounded key strongholds of Taliban militants a fortnight after the launch of a military operation in South Waziristan tribal region.
According to a military statement yesterday the operation has entered a crucial phase.
The troops have killed 33 more terrorists, taking the number of insurgents eliminated in 15 days to more than 300.
"The important phase of operations has commenced on all three axes," said the statement issued by the public relations wing of the armed forces.
In Peshawar, hundreds of people holding lighted candles marched through the streets, to condemn terrorism and show solidarity with the military campaign. [...]
That'll piss off the Obamatards and the CiC...Community in Chief.
The Snooper Report. Join us as we Take Our Country Back.
Sic vis pacem para bellum