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Obama Troop Increase

Garry Wills: Obama Buying Second Term With Lives of Young Americans

New York Review Of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I am told by people I respect that Barack Obama cannot pull out of both Iraq and Afghanistan without becoming a one-term president. I think that may b...

Obama Nixed Full Surge After Quizzing Brass

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama decided to approve only 17,000 of the 30,000 troops requested by Gen. David McKiernan, the top commander of U.S. and NATO troop...