To Surge Or Not To Surge...That Is The Obama Question

“I am confident that at the end of this process I am going to be able to present to the American people, in very clear terms, what exactly is at stake, what we intend to do, how we are going to succeed, how much it is going to cost, how long it is going to take" –President Barack Obama, on his final decision about whether or not he will order a troop surge in Afghanistan, to be announced in a televised address after Thanksgiving