He said there is "no denying the progress that the Afghan people have made in recent years," but also said the country still faces major challenges, including "a brutal insurgency."
The U.S. and Afghan governments have reaffirmed their intention to "disrupt, dismantle, and defeat" al Qaeda and its allies, the president said, and noted that U.S. military forces have regained the momentum in Afghanistan.
Obama made his remarks while meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the White House, one day after the Afghan leader met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as part of a series of high-level discussions regarding the U.S. mission in Afghanistan.
This mission should have been completed years ago if Bush had kept his eye on the ball instead of making billions for Cheney.
Just another mess left for President Obama to fix. Is some one keeping score just how badly the republicans screwed things up?
Mr president the way you are talking it sounds to make just like vietnam we need the draft that is where we are heading