Foreign troops can't defeat Afghanistan's insurgency: Harper
The article quotes the Prime Minister as saying:
"Ultimately the source of authority in Afghanistan has to be perceived as being indigenous," he said. "If it's perceived as being foreign — and I still think we're welcome there — but if it's perceived as being foreign, it will always have a significant degree of opposition."
So, the goal is leaving Afghanistan to the Afghanis to control.
Where have I heard something similar before?
Where is the Prime Minister's line on "cut and run"?
Why has the Prime Minister smelt the coffee?