Re: “Gates’ ‘Duty': An honorable man’s act of dishonor” (TNT, 1-14).
Like most, I’ve read only excerpts from former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ book – most recently The Wall Street Journal excerpt pertaining to Afghanistan.
Assuming that Gates is telling the truth, he confirms the worst suspicions about President Obama’s handling of the Afghanistan war. He has confirmed that Obama has no idea of the purposes for which he, as commander-in-chief, has continued to send American troops to risk and sacrifice.
That leaves us with the awful truth that those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice have done so …