Senior White House advisers are frustrated by what they say is the Pentagon’s slow pace in deploying 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan and its inability to live up to an initial promise to have all of the forces in the country by next summer, senior administration officials said Friday.
Tensions over the deployment schedule have been growing in recent weeks between senior White House officials — among them Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Gen. James L. Jones, the national security adviser, and Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff — and top commanders, including Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the senior commander in Afghanistan. --NYTimes
Try Google Earth, Mr. President. Notice that Afghanistan is landlocked? With Iran on one border, a bunch of Russki territory on another border, and Pakistan covering the rest?
It's not like there's a friggin' I-90 w/ 8 lanes of smooth concrete between here and there, Doofus-in-Chief...