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Posted on October 6, 2009 | tags


U.S., World: Obama and his posse debate the Afghan War near its anniversary

  • I’m the one who hired him. I put him there to give me a frank assessment.
  • President Barack Obama, discussing Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s request for more troops • According to people who were at a meeting about what to do about Afghanistan. Obama does not plan to cut troops in the country, which begins its eighth year of war tomorrow. • source