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How Obama Homed In On Timeline For Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal

The Los Angeles Times | Christi Parsons and Julian E. Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It started out as a projection from the military, intended only for the ears of the president and his top advisors. But in a war council meeting at th...

Arlen Specter: We Should Not Send More Troops To Afghanistan

The Washington Independent | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a blogger conference call this afternoon, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) announced he can't support a potential addition of U.S. troops in Afghanistan....

Obama Calls War Council Together For Meeting On Afghanistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called his war council together Monday as he moves toward a decision on whether to add more U.S. forces in A...

Pelosi: Karzai Is An 'Unworthy Partner'

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an interview with NPR Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Afghan President Hamid Karzai, calling him an "unworthy partner" who wasn't deserv...