New Woodward Book "Obama's Wars" Includes A Very Telling Quote From The Commander In Chief
A senior administration official had this to say about the book:
"The President comes across in the [Afghanistan] review and throughout the decision making process as a Commander in Chief who is analytical, strategic, and decisive, with a broad view of history, national security, and his role."
But in the book, as casually as you might ask someone at the table to pass the ketchup, the President had this to say:
How should this statement be interpreted? Is the President seemingly resigned to some inevitability of a terrorist attack being successful at some point in the future?
Or is there perhaps some deeper meaning as it relates to the acceptance by the west that some number of terror attacks need to be tolerated so that our relations with the Muslim world can stay on some imaginary even keel.
This was written in the blog, Ace of Spades HQ, which sums up the President's quote well: