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Obama Afghanistan Plan

Obama Afghanistan Speech TEXT, VIDEO: Watch West Point Address

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, President Obama laid out his Afghanistan war strategy in an address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The president talked about...

Dan Froomkin

Obama's Questions For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just under three years ago, when another presidential administration was insisting that its military commitment in a faraway land was not open-ended -...

Obama Broadening Afghanistan War Into 'War of Choice' and Not 'Necessity': CFR

CFR | Bernard Gwertzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Interviewee: Richard N. Haass, President, CFR.org Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting editor, CFR.org CFR President Richard N. Haass's latest ...

Obama Afghanistan Goal 'Unattainable:' Analysis

Foreign Policy In Focus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's official. President Barack Obama now fully owns the war in Afghanistan. Standing alongside his military advisors and in front of the Washington p...

Obama's New Afghanistan Strategy Announcement (LIVE VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama unveils his new strategy for Afghanistan: More troops, more diplomats, more aid workers and billions more dollars. Watch it live here...

Obama's Afghanistan Policy Sneak Peak: Ambinder

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's new posture toward Afghanistan and Pakistan, to be unveiled tomorrow, codifies for the first time Iran's role in regional dip...

US To Plant Afghan 'Prime Minister' To Bypass Hamid Karzai: Guardian

guardian.co.uk | Julian Borger in Brussels and Ewen MacAskill in Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The US and its European allies are ­preparing to plant a high-profile figure in the heart of the Kabul government in a direct challenge to the Afghan...

Obama Refuses To Be Rushed On Troop Decision, Surprising Military

Politico/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's chief spokesman said Monday that he will make a decision "within days, not weeks," on how many additional troops to send to A...

Military Official On Afghan Strategy: "Frankly, We Don't Have One"

Msnbc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Pentagon is prepared to announce the deployment of 17,000 additional soldiers and Marines to Afghanistan as early as this week even as President B...