President Obama: ‘This War, Like All Wars, Must End’


Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

As the New York Times editorialized this afternoon, "For the first time, President Obama clearly stated that the current
state of war is unsustainable for a democracy and that it must come to
an end." The End of the Perpetual War.

From the White House blog:

Today at National Defense University, President Obama laid out the
framework for U.S. counterterrorism strategy as we wind down the war in

President Obama discussed how the threat of terrorism has changed
substantially since September 11, 2011, and explained his comprehensive
strategy to meet these threats.

Read the prepared remarks here.

Fact sheet on U.S. policy standards and procedures for use of force in counterterrorism outside U.S., via Daily Kos.

Video (hour long) below the fold.