Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Marine combat veteran and frequent embed reporter Bing West says the Obama address left him ‘confused’. Why? Why does he think Obama failed to motivate troops? And why does he think the new strategy is misguided?
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Dr. Mike Evans, author of ‘Atomic Iran’ and a leading expert on the Middle East, says President Obama’s address on Afghanistan was a ‘declaration of defeat’ and the idea we can finish the job in 18 months is ‘absurd’. He says this and Obama’s weakness on nuclear Iran paint a very bleak future for the region.
Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Tom McInerney explains why the 30,000 troop increase in Afghanistan is good, why timetables are bad and what Obama needs to say to show he’s up to the job of Commander-in-Chief.
Conservative congressional candidate Doug Hoffman has conceded his new race – again – but questions persist on the accuracy of the vote count. Why were there more votes than voters? Why aren’t conservatives demanding answers? Will Doug Hoffman run again in 2010? How many seats do conservatives think they can win next year, now that Democrats hold 27 of 29 House seats in New York? We ask Mike Long, chairman of the New York Conservative Party.