Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has been pushing for a free Afghanistan since the days of the Soviet occupation, but he is strongly opposed to the status quo in Afghanistan and is highly critical of the agreements signed this week between President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Rohrabacher explains why he believes Karzai has amassed far too much power and is stifling true democracy. He also details why the recent agreements might be in Obama’s best interest but are not a good strategy for the U.S. and Afghanistan. Rohrabacher then outlines what he thinks is a far better approach for our Afghan policy.
“What we have no is this overwhelminingly corrupt government and you can’t have a national army backed up by U.S. forces and expect they will accept this government,” Rohrabacher told WND.
A couple of weeks ago, Karzai specifically refused to allow Rohrabacher into his country. Today, the congressman fires back and has some choice words for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for bowing to Karzai’s demands.