Not winning, and not losing? Then what are we to make of casualties? Not casualties, or casualties? What are we to make of deaths? Not deaths, or deaths? What are we to make of expense to taxpayers for prosecuting the war? Not costing, or costing?
It kind of reminds me of, “not really pregnant”.
I am not pleased with the president’s decision. Hmmm…
U.S. President Donald Trump’s Afghanistan war plan is expected to include an increase in the number of American troops fighting terrorists in the country, prompting some analysts to suggest the “new strategy” is only an extension of the failed status quo.
That was the sound of common sense kicking in!
Breitbart’s Big Government
Aug. 21, 2017
Taking the pulse of Trump’s Afghanistan strategy among Washington’s mainstream media, Mike Allen, the co-founder of both Politico and Axios media, determined that the war will remain a stalemate under the president’s plan.
“The plan will have the U.S. not winning, but not losing,” he wrote.
U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, the top commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told Congress in February that the coalition has been facing a “stalemate”…
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