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01/07/2014 02:30 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Obama Lost Faith In His Afghan Strategy, Memoir Asserts - NYTimes.com

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WASHINGTON — President Obama eventually lost faith in the troop increase he ordered in Afghanistan, his doubts fed by top White House civilian advisers opposed to the strategy, who continually brought him negative news reports suggesting it was failing, according to his former defense secretary, Robert M. Gates.

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