Thursday, January 30, 2014

Neocon Says Afghan Pullout Win for al-Qaeda

During his State of the Union, Obama said he will end the decade-plus occupation of Afghanistan in 2014. This may be another one of Obama’s illusory promises – remember you can keep your doctor and closing down Gitmo? – but that didn’t stop a key neocon from climbing up on his hobby horse and demanding more tax money and American lives be flushed down a rat hole.

Frederick Kagan, a neocon darling at the pro-illegal war American Enterprise Institute think tank, told Fox News after Obama’s teleprompter recitation that leaving Afghanistan would amount to a victory for al-Qaeda.

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