Obama’s shifting Afghan policy

President Obama reportedly is looking at alternatives to a major troop increase in Afghanistan, including possibly scaling back U.S. forces and refocusing on chasing Al Qaeda there and in Pakistan.  Journalism Professor Bob Zelnick, a former ABC News Pentagon correspondent, has reservations about the shift in policy.

“Bowing to political pressure from his own party’s left, the president appears to be galloping toward undisguised defeat in Afghanistan.”

Contact Bob Zelnick, 617-353-5007, bzelnick@bu.edu

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