I do not believe that military victory in Afghanistan is simply a matter of reappearing with enough troops and the right military strategy.
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Success in Afghanistan is essential; the United States has invested too many troops and too much treasure to fail. But raising troop levels is the wrong place to start the discussion of how to move forward.
Afghanistan is not a numbers game. The issue is whether we are pursuing a strategy that defines our goals and tailors our means to them.
If Americans who support this war aren't willing to put their own bodies where their rhetoric is, there can be no sustainability.
This is another case of McCain having a completely contradictory and incoherent policy approach -- and this is the issue that he has most emphasized his knowledge and experience.
CRAWFORD, Texas — President Bush declined Saturday to promise more U.S. troop withdrawals from Iraq before he leaves office, and underscored the...
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