Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Wednesday that he would possibly send troops into Pakistan to hunt down terrorists, an attempt to show strength when his chief rival has described his foreign policy skills as naive.Talk about a Strategic, Operational, and Tactical nightmare.
The Illinois senator warned Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf that he must do more to shut down terrorist operations in his country and evict foreign fighters under an Obama presidency, or Pakistan will risk a U.S. troop invasion and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. military aid.
There are one of two things going on here. Either he spoke without thinking - unlikely. That or he is trying to sound big and furry without understanding what he is really saying - likely. Either reason is bad.
I don't know of any military professional who would think this is a good idea. Talk about a plan destined to fail. The layers of wrong with that concept just boggles the mind.
Jim Geraghty and J-pod both do a fair takedown.
Not ready for prime time.