[QUOTE=Grant;1060906194]Do you know the logistical difficulty of moving a standing Army?Of course the Taliban and Al-Qaeda also have an end date in sight.
Please give me a definition of winning?At one time the idea of war was to win.
What would be the alternative? Stay in Afghanistan for many, many more years with the same result? You do realize NO foreign power has EVER conquered Afghanistan, right?Now it seems that there will be a lot of money spent, many lives lost, and during the killings and the lost treasure an announcement is made to the world when you will pack it in and go home. And all for no particular reason, apart from a fabricated 'timeline'.