He spoke to the nation and said something that sounds rather prophetic today:
And here we are. Sadly, President Obama's policies set back our gains in Iraq and the region. We made gains under President Trump. Time will tell whether President Biden's poorly executed withdrawal will require our troops to return.He also warned that the war in Afghanistan would likely be only the first front in a long struggle against terrorism. He vowed to continue to take what he called the “war on terror” to those countries that sponsored, harbored or trained terrorists.
Let me recommend President Bush's "Decision points".