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  • Focus on the Mission, Not the Man

    The president is commander-in-chief. He gets to decide who leads the fight in our nation’s war. He is our leader, and he is responsible for securing victory against our nation’s enemies. There are vital U.S. interests at stake in Afghanistan. Failure is a terrible option. Failure will mean a vicious civil war that could lead to genocide in Afghanistan and a resurgent Taliban and Al Qaeda that could prompt a war between India and Pakistan, and ultimately lead right back to another 9/11.

    Whomever the president chooses to command our men and women, they must have one qualification that cannot be compromised. They must be committed to victory.

    Posted in Security [slideshow_deploy]

    2 Responses to Focus on the Mission, Not the Man

    1. West Texan says:

      Couldn't have said it better myself. Thank you.

    2. danny roberts says:

      in my humble opinion, if we were comitted to victory in either so called war, we would have cleaned their clock in the first month or two.I feel this is a bad movie, and watching it play out is disturbing to say the least. This is all about trying to make nice with the bad guys, maybe if we give lollypops to their children, they will all start to like us and stop blowing us up when ever they can. Good luck America, 10 years fighting a bunch of moronic rag heads,does that tell you anything??

    3. D Fraser, Weatherford, TX says:

      I agre with the main content of the item; however here is the man challenge: What is the definition of “victory”? We have not sustained a “victory” in war since the outcome of WW II. Today our enemy is not a defined military opposing force; it is an ideology that opposes western ideals or any ideas which go against a framework built upon false or at least opposing religious theology, and the control of areas of the country by “warlords” which will switch sides on a whim or the chance to enrich themselves. The battle is to be a change in the minds and hearts of the people so they will stand up and fight for their own freedom, This is an idea that is basically unknown for hundreds of years in Afghanistan. Thus, freedom and victory in Afghanistan must come from the desires of the people in the villages and cities of Afghanistan, as well as those who run back and forth between Afghanistan and Pakistan; a form of warfare which has not changed since the days of the British Empire. Thus, victory will not come from the barrel of a rifle or the exposion of a bomb, but from a surge in bringing about education and truth that will change the way people think, and this must come from the young generations. So victory will come when the people say we have had enough of the warlords, we have had enough of the taliban, and we hve had enough of lies from politicians.

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