What do you believe President Obama should do about the situation in Afghanistan?
The historical facts tell us to follow the right path. Having being a powerful country since centuries, America had to retreat from North Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. In the long run it is not practical to continue with the war however powerful a country may be! Of course the country should not go away to achieve the objective. In Afghanistan it is necessary to work with reliable local force and at the same time to raise the friendship with adjacent countries besides Pakistan to take active part in the control of terrorism.
Unlike the war in Iraq, there is a strong motivation to the war in Afghanistan, namely finding, rooting out and destroying Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda's ability to wage terrorist acts on the world. I believe this is a war that we must unequivocably win. Yes, I realize that doing so won't end all terroristic activity. Yes I also understand that war is a drain on the economy but the point here is that Al Qaeda has vowed to destroy us and we must accept that we are in a situation that requires we do all in our power to stop them. So we must utilize all the resources and manpower we can muster to end Al Qaeda's threat permanently.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
in light of the current sociopolitical and socioeconomic situation regarding the United States of America? Do you believe that President Obama is doing the best job he can under the circumstances? Do you maintain that President Obama can do a much better job as President? Do you contend that...
by Yves 23 months ago
Would a Trump Presidency Be an Embarrassment for the United States and the Republican Party?Trump has been a Democrat most of his life. He brags that he can buy politicians, having given millions to Hillary's campaign and well as her Foundation. He scammed thousands of people out of millions of...
by Real Life Stories 7 years ago
Considering President Obama was elected on an anti-war mandate, has he been a disappointment?President Obama was elected in rebuttle to the aggressive war warmongering of the Bush administration. He was heavily in opposition to the very existence of Guantanamo Bay Detention Centre, advocated...
by marinealways24 8 years ago
All opinions respected. Who would win a debate between Obama and Limbaugh?
by girly_girl09 8 years ago
Back in the 60's:"And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." -President John F. KennedyToday:"What is the President trying to tell me?""What is the President asking me to do?""Why is it important...
by ptosis 3 years ago
If President Obama traded 5 terrorists to release Berdahl from Afghanistanthenwhy won't Obama trade a few thousand illegal Mexicans residing in the US for the release of the imprisoned marine Tahmooressi?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|