Wednesday, July 10, 2013

America No Longer Has the Stomach for War

Afghanistan: President Obama's new strategy for what he once called "a war that we have to win" is a "zero option" of irrevocable defeat. The world's strongest military power can no longer win wars.

The most iconic image of U.S. humiliation in Vietnam is the photo of hundreds of Vietnamese in Saigon in 1975 scrambling to the roof to reach an American helicopter and be saved from death or slavery at the hands of the victorious communists. "Yankees Go Home" it might have been captioned.

There are no such memorable images symbolizing America's failure to finish the jobs in Iraq, and now Afghanistan. But the message to friends and enemies alike is actually stronger than that resulting from our Vietnam failure.

It is this: We no longer have the stomach for war...

Read the rest of "Obama's Promise To Win Afghanistan Now Total Pullout," an editorial from Investor's Business Daily.