The western powers really screwed up the Middle East when they took possession from the Ottomans at the end of WWI.
..and it's still a royal mess as a result of their interventionism.
Obama said a lot of stuff.Obama said he would be transparent and finish it. So Obama must have it planned out so your questions should be addressed to him. You don't like it when we look to Obama the one in charge who should have the answers and should do what he said be transparent.
Doesn't change the fact that the underlying problems of Afghanistan haven't changed. You seem completely unwilling to even acknowledge that Bush never dealt with the key problem, but you have absolutely no problem bashing Obama on the same problem.
That's extreme hyperpartisanism at it's absolute worst.
"If your opponent is of choleric temperament, seek to irritate him." - Sun Tzu
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say