On the other, the Obama administration is backpedaling as fast as it can on a vigorous prosecution of the war in Afghanistan, essentially surrendering to the Taliban despite Obama's protestations as a candidate (and subsequently) that defeating the Taliban should be a "top priority" of the United States.
It's a remarkably revealing juxtaposition that says a lot about the administration's priorities and sense of the world -- none of it good. If only the Obama administration would go after America's enemies with half the energy it's reserving for attacking its political opponents . . .