Monday, June 06, 2011

Just One More FU

From some politico email:

And yet, commanders throughout the theater are convinced that they are making progress – so convinced, in facts, that they worry Washington’s war fatigue will provoke a drawdown massive enough to undermine gains that have been made since Obama began his Afghan surge last year. “In the next six months, … it’s either going to stick, or it’s going to go backwards,” Lt. Col. Clay Padgett, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, said at a lunchtime roundtable with the colonel. “We want to push it over the edge, where it turns into an irreversible gain.”

And in six months?

I know the answer...