During the presidential campaign, Obama emphasized that the war in Iraq was the wrong one; it was the effort in Afghanistan, al Qaeda’s base, that was the right war. “Only a comprehensive strategy that prioritizes Afghanistan and the fight against al Qaeda will succeed,” Obama said, “and that’s the change I’ll bring to the White House.”
Iraq was the wrong war but Afghanistan was the right war. Libya was the right war too apparently. Will a war in Pakistan or the Sudan be “right?” All I can surmise is that if a Democrat starts the war, it’s the right one, but it’s wrong when a Republican does it.
Mushariff, speaking before an Arizona audience, said the mistrust between Pakistan and the U.S. is at its lowest point.
“…American forces are reportedly massing on Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan in preparation for a possible offensive against a Taliban faction operating from safe havens in Pakistan’s North Waziristan.
The U.S. buildup includes helicopter gunships, heavy artillery and hundreds of American and Afghan troops, The Telegraph reports. The likely target: the feared Haqqani Network.
Local officials in Pakistan warn that the nation’s armed forces would resist any incursion across the border by American forces. But military sources in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, and Afghan officials have suggested the build-up is part of a coordinated operation…” Read here: Newsmax