Letters to the Editor

'Where we stand'

I was surprised by the answer of Robert Gates in The Bee [story Dec. 6]. Not because I thought we were winning, but because it seems like someone is finally being honest about the war. I think the most important thing for the American people to know, especially if they have a loved one serving in Iraq, is the honesty of the situation in Iraq.

Although I'm not all for it, I believe that we should at least support those who are serving because the decision had already been made. We are in a war whether anyone likes it or not. The least thing President Bush and his administration can do is to be honest to everyone; we all deserve to know what is going on even if we oppose it. However, thanks to Robert Gates, we now know where we stand in the war as of now.

Chong Vang