Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Confusion Surrounding Afghanistan Exit Strategy

As the Obama Administration's deadline on closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay came and went without the prison being close to closing, it is important to try and get the Administration to use as specific language as possible when they make future commitments to the American people.

One of these issues is the date for when troops will begin to withdraw from Afghanistan. As you can see by this recent video that was posted by Rethink Afghanistan, the message isn't even that clear to members of the Administration:

If the Obama Administration is serious about a troop withdrawal and is not just hedging their bets with conflicting statements, then it would certainly be helpful for the President to clarify the confusion that is surrounding this issue.

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