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Obama Afghanistan Decision

Obama To Announce Increase Of US Troops For Afghanistan On December 1

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House braced for a tough sell of President Barack Obama's long-awaited decision on whether to commit tens of thousands of...

Why the Afghan War was a Mistake -- And Why that Matters

Daniel Denvir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Denvir

By sending 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, President Obama has made a tragic mistake that could define, and undermine, his entire presidency. Ending the war is, of course, more important than quibbling over its beginning.

Does Obama Have A 'Credibility Gap' On Afghanistan?

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is still working on his big decision: what to do about the Afghanistan war? On Wednesday, he held another Situation Room strate...

Obama's Afghanistan Coverage Spin: The White House 'Tick-Tock'

Politics Daily | Walter Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No group can possibly be as smug as presidential advisers after a major national security decision has been announced. Anyone who was ever allowed in...

Obama Afghanistan Decision: President Will Miss Self-Imposed Deadline

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though the White House had been shooting for the president to make an announcement about his new strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan between November...