WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is unsure whether the war in Afghanistan is going to be a success and says the United States can’t afford to keep spending billions of dollars on the effort.
In an interview on Thursday, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Reid whether he was confident that the war was going to “work, in the end.” Reid expressed serious doubts.
“I’m not confident that it’s going to work,” he replied. “I’m happy to see that — I have talked to General Petraeus in the room next door here a couple of weeks ago, and he thinks things are going well. I have great respect for him. I hope it’s going well.”