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March 06, 2012

If Hamid Karzai Doesn't Get Realistic About The War, It's Time To Wrap It Up Says...Lindsey Graham

Wow. There are a lot of things you can say about Lindsey Graham but being wishey washy on Afghanistan or Iraq isn't one of them. If he's getting close to saying it's time to go, it's time to go..

At issue are Hamid Karzai's demands that the US hand over Afghan prisoners to his government and that the US end night raids.

"If the president of the country can't understand how irrational it is to expect us to turn over prisoners and if he doesn't understand that the night raids have been the biggest blow to the Taliban ... then there is no hope of winning. None," Graham said in the hallways of the Capitol Building just before entering the GOP caucus lunch.

"So if he insists that all the prisoners have to be turned over by March 9 and that we have to stop night raids, that means we will fail in Afghanistan and that means Lindsey Graham pulls the plug. It means that I no longer believe we can win and we might as well get out of there sooner rather than later."

Personally, I think that time is here regardless of how these negotiations turn out.


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