Phyllis Bennis, Director of New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, writes, “President Obama’s speech tonight violated one of his most important campaign promises: to ‘end the mind-set that leads to war.'”
Bennis notes that, “The American people are way ahead of the government on this one – Congress, the White House, the Pentagon, all of them. A few members of Congress are starting to get it – those in the Progressive and Out of Afghanistan Caucuses.”
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