Rachel Maddow: New Pentagon Report Blows HUGE Hole In Obama’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan
The Pentagon Papers of Vietnam era, that is what the LEAK of this study is being called. It is a 25 page confidential report for a briefing for General Petraeus and for General McCrystal and was leaked to Richard Engel, NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent. Engel reports that the “Number One Priority in Afghanistan is to train Afghan Security Forces to they can take over and the U.S. can get out”. This goal is very far away from being achieved. Engel reports that the number of Afghan soldiers and police are over estimated by 40 to 50%, they are not there, the numbers are highly exaggerated. Here’ Rachel Maddow’s interview and Richard Engel. [Ed. Note: Rachel says that this will be all over the news in the morning (NOW), and the story does not appear in any of the U.S. establishment print media. When will it come out? It appears on some Blog sites. Pass it along.]
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