For Immediate Release
On Afghan Strategy
WASHINGTON - Congressman
Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the
following statement after President Obama replaced NATO and U.S.
Afghanistan General Stanley McChrystal with General David Petraeus:
strategy is falling apart. The
doctrine of counterinsurgency has broken down just as the chain of
broken down. The Karzai Administration is broken by corruption. Our
broken. General Petraeus has served his country honorably, but we can’t
a different outcome from a new general with the same old strategy. The
to repair this mess is to get out of Afghanistan.
“What we have to show for
our strategy is the death of over
soldiers and countless innocent civilians. The U.S. has not been made
the Afghan people are left to fend for themselves between the failure of
government, and ours, to protect them.
“Bring our troops home.”