President Barack Obama says that his Afghanistan policy is on track on the ground, but that is clearly much less the case when it comes to the political support needed here at home to sustain his war policy.
US war in Afghanistan will end in 2014: Obama (via AFP) The US war in Afghanistan will end by late 2014, President Barack Obama vowed, saying that another 34,000 American troops will come home over the next year. “This drawdown will... Read Post
Krugman makes the case: [T]here’s a theme running through each of the areas of domestic policy I’ve covered. In each case, Obama delivered less than his supporters wanted, less than the country arguably deserved, but more than his c... Read Post