The President said:
So I want the American people to understand that we have a clear and focused goal: to disrupt, dismantle and defeat al Qaeda in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and to prevent their return to either country in the future. That's the goal that must be achieved. That is a cause that could not be more just.The Administration "White Paper" is here.&npsp; And, there is a mention of "civil society."
We must engage the Pakistani people based on our long-term commitment to helping them build a stable economy, a stronger democracy, and a vibrant civil society.I wasn't enthused by Juan's picks for the final four, but I did like the rationale of one of the panelist--Charles Krauthammer, who picked four small school, because, as a Conservative, he believes "the meek shall inherit the earth."
Regards -- Cliff