On Sunday former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said he was disturbed by Barack Obama’s lack of conviction on success in Afghanistan.
“I did not see President Obama do that. As I write in the book, it was this absence of passion, this absence of conviction of the importance of success that disturbed me.”
Back in 2011 Barack Obama announced he was withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan in 2014 regardless of the situation on the ground.
Today Barack Obama responded to the legitimate criticism.
He had nothing to say.