Because our 'allies' won't sent their troops. There's the hard truth of the matter. However, we Americans need to continue to be the policemen of the world, in Afghanistan and Iraq. Apparently it is our destiny, the grand plan assigned to us.
No doubt, GOP likely nominee John McCain will tell the American people that we will have to continue to 'make sacrifices' to keep the 'terrorists on the run.' And many Americans will bobble their heads in agreement thinking that 'it's better to fight them over there..."
Oh, the shallowness of it all.