|Bush says what he means, does Obama?
||[Nov. 10th, 2008|12:46 pm]
“Our response involves far more than instant retaliation and isolated strikes. Americans should not expect one battle, but a lengthy campaign, unlike any other we have ever seen. It may include dramatic strikes, visible on TV, and covert operations, secret even in success.” |
– George W. Bush, Sept. 20, 2001, Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People
Secret order lets U.S. raid Al Qaeda around the world
Maybe this is what John McCain had in mind when he told Obama not to telegraph publicly that you are going to perform military operations in Pakistan. Obama has said he will continue to aggressively go after al Qaeda, but he also referred to prosecutions of the 1993 WTC bombers as a success despite it occurring after the fact and not going after those tied to them who carried out 9/11. Hopefully, with the Presidential level intelligence briefings Obama is now receiving that he will have better informed opinions, which will lead to the best decisions possible.