general mccrystal says we need to reach out to the muslims. i agree.
I guarantee the day the last drop of oil is sucked out of the ground will be the day the oil companies miraculously find an alternative ready to hit the market.
bush sr. was smart not to go all the way to baghdad.
The ISI may not be the purest organization on the planet, but they sure as hell would have tweaked their prize-fighters against any sort of planning.
But the Taliban is guilty of providing refuge for the A.Q. that part is undeniable, but we must discern between conspiracy and negligence.
"I do not underestimate the ability of fanatical groups of terrorists to kill and destroy, but they do not threaten the life of the nation. Whether we would survive Hitler hung in the balance, but there is no doubt that we shall survive al-Qa'ida." -- Lord Hoffmann
When people claim that the Taliban didn't attack us it's like saying that if the CIA decided to bomb a building in; say, Saudi Arabia, that it wasn't the U.S. government attacking them.