The current U-S mission in Afghanistan is somewhat of a mystery after aleak in Washington alleges a plan is put on hold.
Senator Bond says the Obama Administration is sending the wrong message to our allies … and our opponents.
However, Senator McCaskill says Obama is taking advice from DefenseSecretary Bob Gates, who is talking with General McChrystal aboutwhat’s needed to win this war.
McCaskill says it’s the job of Congress to stand behind the president’sdecisions. Bond says while Obama dithers on the war plan inAfghanistan, valuable time is wasting. He says McChrystal has said thenext nine to 12 months are critical.
McCaskill says it’s the job of Congress to stand behind the president’sdecisions. She’s urging everyone to wait and see the report that comesout before jumping to conclusions.