Wednesday, September 23, 2009

This is Sort of It.

President Obama has to make a very tough call. Do we stay and fight in Afghanistan with a mini-surge of troops that might not be successful (the commanders want a maxi-surge, but they're not going to get it)? Or do we get out and turn it over to the Taliban and give Al Qaeda its first huge victory since September 11, 2001? The consequences of whatever decision the President makes will be enormous. Here's the brief. What would you do? (see also: here.)