War, War, War, Peace, and War --Obama


President Obama included some nice rhetoric in his speech at West Point, along with some very frightening ideas. He wants two more years of war in Afghanistan plus $5 billion for warmaking in Yemen, Somalia, Libya, Mali, and especially Syria.


Background:
New York Times:
U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan by End of 2016

Text of Obama's Speech Today at West Point
Tim Shorrock: New Document Details Secret Mass of Contractors in Afghanistan
Huffington Post: Womp! This Country Was Named Greatest Threat To World Peace

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