27 Dec '14, 12am

President Thinks Losing Afghanistan War to Terrorists is a Responsible Conclusion #Military

President Thinks Losing Afghanistan War to Terrorists is a Responsible Conclusion #Military

U.S. members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force eat dinner during Christmas celebrations in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday. AP View Enlarged Image Afghanistan: President Obama's Christmas message is that "our longest war" will "come to a responsible end" possibly as early as next week. Since when is losing a war to terrorists a responsible conclusion? During the Vietnam War, John Lennon and Yoko Ono sang, "and so this is Christmas, and what have you done?" Its chorus declared, "war is over if you want it." War is far from over in Afghanistan as the last U.S. combat troops return. When the Taliban, now fighting feverishly, completes its return to power, we will be reminded that the global war on terror, too, is far from over. What have you done, President Obama? Seeking to seem hawkish, candidate Obama in 2008 called Afghanistan "a war that must be won...

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