War News Updates: Has Al Qaeda Been Weakened In Afghanistan?

If we’re so close to victory, why the rush to exit?

Am I wrong in thinking that it would be comparable to defeating the Germans at the Battle of the Bulge, and deciding to cut the number of Allied divisions deployed in half?

 

Drone strikes and covert operations have weakened Afghanistan’s al-Qaeda network to the extent a speedier than planned withdrawal of US troops would be justified, according to officials in the Obama administration.

Senior officials who appeared to support a faster exit plan told the New York Times that 20 of al-Qaeda’s 30 prominent leaders in the region had been killed in the past 18 months.

via War News Updates: Has Al Qaeda Been Weakened In Afghanistan?.