On TV right now. There are two stories right now that Obama is selling, one real/hidden and one public/fake. Obama keeps saying that it's to get rid of the Taliban and Al Qaeda. However, there are only 100 Taliban left in Afghanistan, and Al Qaeda is an invented organization (Obama even admitted in the speech that Al Qaeda is non-existent in Afghanistan). He also keeps saying we want to democratize and uplift Afghanistan, but I don't buy it. The real reason is that we need to control Afghanistan in order to control the gas/petroleum there, and prevent any energy or resource cooperation between the Middle East, Russia, China, and India. We are playing empire, still. Obama's main advisor Brzezinski even wrote a book about doing this 10 years ago. Also, there is a disconnect for Afghanistan since he keeps saying the threat is in Pakistan. If we really wanted a rebuilt Afghanistan we wouldn't have left them out to dry after Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan against the Soviets. If we really wanted a rebuilt Afghanistan we wouldn't be ramping up the opium poppy fields over there. Also, we will still keep a presence in Iraq - after all, we just built the biggest US military base ever there. .