President Obama may not be the first president to mingle politics with war policy but he’s adept at it. He had been quiet on Afghanistan for about a year until the past week when he arrived there on a surprise visit to sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Afghan president. He spoke to a gathering of troops and, of course, along the way mentioned that it was the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The president is milking what he can out of the fact that he ordered the raid that resulted in the killing of bin Laden.
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