"I have no knowledge he had ever had any political goals," Gen. Griffith said. "He would have denied he had any political goals. I'm not sure the Obama administration did not see it otherwise."
"We're trying to do too many missions with too few forces in Afghanistan," retired Gen. Ronald Griffith, a former vice chief of the Army, told The Washington Times. "I guess the way you deal with that, if you're in Washington, is you either change the commander or you change the strategy."