Martha Coakley clueless about Afghanistan-Pakistan strategic theater

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

…It’s thus extremely troubling to listen to Democrat Martha Coakley, who’s running against Scott Brown in the Massachusetts special election, to suggest that the Taliban “are gone” from Afghanistan, and thus it’s time for the U.S. to come home:

“I think we have done what we are going to be able to do in Afghanistan. I think that we should plan an exit strategy. Yes. I’m not sure there is a way to succeed. If the goal was and the mission in Afghanistan was to go in because we believed that the Taliban was giving harbor to terrorists. We supported that. I supported that. They’re gone. They’re not there anymore.”

The entire entry is at AmericanPowerBlog.

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