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Except a double look awful slow reservation Nelson I think there's -- right thing to do and the and -- -- you you wonder why.
How that all transpired there reporter from Rolling Stone but the fact is it is what it is and we have to affirm the civilian control of the military and that's it that said I'm glad the General Petraeus is going to be there and I am deeply concerned about the presence continued.
Adherence to a -- date certain that we're gonna leave no matter what the conditions on the ground are now in General Petraeus will argue that.
In them but that was -- yesterday for quite a period of time that.
Judges on the conditions on the ground but when -- book then Vice President Biden says.
Were a whole lot of people are coming out -- middle of 2011 you can bet on it.
Well that's not signaling -- sent to the enemy you don't send the signal to the enemy that you're leaving on a date certain.
And then the enemy accommodates and friends accommodate.
Like Karzai and others if they think we're not going to be there by -- so -- well.
Now not that -- government support.
Well -- like I have great respect for the vice president but he was wrong about Iraq -- wanted to divide Iraq and three different countries choose.
Just foolish and he was wrong about.
The president was wrong about Iraq the secretary of state was wrong about Iraq and national security advisor was wrong where it said the -- would work and they said we were doomed -- They've got to understand that.
Worse a tough business we can afford to allow Afghanistan to return to a base for attacks on the United States of America but we should have to show.
We're gonna do what's necessary in knots in an artificial date which the president.
Has said in order frankly the past five left base of the spine -- -- -- John McCain are now memorable moment for -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yes -- -- -- want what did -- evolved but crucial slaves it was for a well I think you've got to be respectful.
He can't make comment like that about the vice president United States -- and it.
I just don't recommend as part -- the most Ohio again again and of course that them.
That -- you've got to be respectful.
And you can't if you if you disagree with policy.
You have to resign and leave.
But it just is not the kind of attitude war.
Behavior that frankly is that we expect the men and women in the military and I'm sure that.
We can excuse unguarded moments.
You know -- that things and I'm sure that.
I am I may have said things that.
And cultural establishment where.
Liquid refreshments are sort of -- in my time or your life it's a normal so what do you got.
And and even as a member of the military -- it but these.
Allowed to without response.
-- we go back to general president Truman hiring and firing.
And that was far more serious issue but the fact is it.
We have a system of government and General McChrystal who -- Talk to realizes that serious mistakes.
Were made of this plan expect him -- honor his service to the country and I wish him well.
This plan they have those technical point of counterinsurgency.
That doesn't I had -- On that I plan to do Roland -- gore there's you know so yes while -- the way I have thirteen office dollars 1000 which is simple owners in other court martial.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I never did that myself on -- I didn't have.
I didn't have the most the merits of anybody who ever went to an annual academy but I'm sure I would ended up in the top ten but of my question -- as a sort of bland a little solid.
It -- the -- of -- long is -- we can get the that right.
-- civilian team in there.
There's great -- there right now others great disconnect between the civilian side embassy.
Ambassador Holbrooke there there's got to be change is besides just General Petraeus.
But the counterinsurgency.
Adopted from Iraq to Afghanistan because -- very dramatically different you go into places -- -- he holed it.
You have a year forces operating with the people and you gradually expand that control and -- -- government yes it's different yes there's tremendous corruption.
There is difficulties -- live.
Ethnic differences but look at Iraq at the time we started the insurgency far worse.
Is today and these are huge problems and it takes time.
But we can succeed but if you say -- by the way we're gonna do -- -- but starting next year we're on our way out.
That that is -- it to failure and that's what I worry about.
More than anything else and by -- the men and women who are serving there as you know and you meet him here -- the best we've ever had.
There's that by far the best you and I were.
In this served time as time in the military it was very very different outfit in law would compare my service.
Planet -- regarding your service irony I would compare anyone who serve their country with mine bottle I was in a 105 -- -- -- but like that manager.
On the field I don't -- -- -- about.
Cancer -- what you did.
So anyway and I am worried about.
Of our commitment more than anything else because if they think we're not going to be there they accommodate.
And it leads to all kinds of problems and if we fail in Afghanistan.
It will reverberate.
Around the world as cordial -- -- to Senator John McCain and I was -- -- -- Europe why didn't -- -- bipolar I.
Underdog very happy to see you again you're looking very well and do mergers more beautiful than ever and I've watched her on Hannity if you.
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