Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Our Adventure in Afghanistan:
The Next Viet Nam Style Quagmire

U.S. Ambassador Seeks More Money for Afghanistan

In a cable sent to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry said an additional $2.5 billion in nonmilitary spending will be needed for 2010, about 60 percent more than the amount President Obama has requested from Congress. The increase is needed "if we are to show progress in the next 14 months," Eikenberry wrote in the cable, according to sources who have seen it.


Is that all they want? Here, let me just peel that amount off my bill roll...