Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Foreign Policy In A War Zone Is Not A Soap Opera

Episode Number Six On “To Surge Or Not To Surge”

Not The Time, Place or Situation For A Soap Opera

On Monday, for the sixth time, the President met in the White House Situation Room to discuss whether or not to agree to the addition of troops requested by General McCrystal. General McCrystal, at the time of the request, painted a dire picture of how things would develop if the troops were not provided.  He also said that speed in the decision making process was critical. The word being provided is that the meeting Monday should not be construed to mean that a decision is imminent. The President wants to get it right and not fast. 

Read the full story at Examiner.com

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