Although many in Congress see the war in Afghanistan as too costly, "the cost of failure" is high and decisions should not be made using short-term thinking, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told ABC News' Diane Sawyer during an exclusive interview in Kabul, Afghanistan.
"We've invested a huge amount of money here. We've invested 1,254 lives up to this point. So what's the cost of getting it wrong," said Gates. "Congress is almost always impatient. I remember in the spring of 2007, people...Full Story