For all the victories we make with the Afghans, it seems like there are equally negative stories to offset them. The first two paragraphs are not encouraging: Afghans show little progress.
We committed to creating an ANSF that was capable of keeping Afghanistan from becoming a haven for terrorists. How much more time, money, and lives are required to reach that goal? Is it even attainable? And now that we have been set on a timeline by the President, does it even matter?