View Full Version : White House Eyeing Narrower War Effort

10-02-2009, 08:53 AM
"Translation :He's going to 'Cut and Run 'In Afghanistan and just needs the right 'Weasel Words' to make it semi palatable to America !"

"Gates is already 'Back Peddling' on Afghanistan paving the way to sneak out ,watch McChrystal Resign and Gates to follow later !"

Senior White House officials have begun to make the case for a policy shift in Afghanistan that would send few, if any, new combat troops to the country and instead focus on faster military training of Afghan forces, continued assassinations of al-Qaeda leaders and support for the government of neighboring Pakistan in its fight against the Taliban.

In a three-hour meeting Wednesday at the White House, senior advisers