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Congress' intelligence heads: Taliban stronger

Margaret404 Wrote: May 06, 2012 12:21 PM
Feinstein is a joke - look at her district in CA. Don't look to Palestine for answers - look at the way the war has been misconducted. Why haven't the poppy fields been burned - the opium sold in America finances the Taliban and America spends thousands on the drug war? Bring our troops home and give them all an ultimatum. Stay within your borders or your country will become an extension of the Gobi desert. No further explanation needed.

The leaders of the congressional committees said Sunday they believed that the Taliban had grown stronger since President Barack Obama sent 33,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in 2010.

The pessimistic report by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., challenges Obama's own assessment last week in his visit to Kabul that the "tide had turned" and that "we broke the Taliban's momentum."

Feinstein and Rogers told CNN's "State of the Union" they aren't so sure. The two recently returned from a fact-finding trip to the region where they met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

"President Karzai believes that the Taliban will...

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