Barack Obama, Lara Logan CBS Interview: Obama Calls Afghanistan Situation "Precarious And Urgent" (VIDEO)
In his first overseas interview, Barack Obama told CBS News' Lara Logan that the situation in Afghanistan is "precarious and urgent." With violence rising from a resurgent Taliban, Obama stated that two or three more troop brigades need to be moved into the country. Obama also declared his belief that Afghanistan needs to be the "central focus, the central front on the battle against terrorism."
Obama met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai today and pledged continued aid to the country as well as vowing to pursue the war on terror "with vigor."
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Watch the full interview with CBS News below: