Only 100 al-Qaeda members in Afghanistan. Yet 30,000 troops will be sent

ABC News

As he justified sending 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan at a cost of $30 billion a year, President Barack Obama’s description Tuesday of the al-Qaeda “cancer” in that country left out one key fact: U.S. intelligence officials have concluded there are only about 100 al-Qaeda fighters in the entire country.

Boing Boing posts “War Pigs” as a a quite fitting response to news of 30,000 being sent to kill 100.


Black Sun Gazette is equally not amused.

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