News From The Speech Depends on Your Politics – The Gaggle Blog …

Wednesday, 2. December 2009

There are two big news items from Obama’s speech tonight: a surge of 30000 troops in Afghanistan and a withdrawal of combat troops by the end of 2011. What you consider to the most important will probably depend on your political …

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Obama to Deploy 30000 Troops to Afghanistan in Next Six Months …

Tuesday, 1. December 2009

President Obama has decided to deploy 30000 new troops to Afghanistan within the next six months, the New York Times reports. The deployment will be.

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The political stakes of Obama's Afghanistan war speech | csmonitor.com

Tuesday, 1. December 2009

Obama delivers his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday. The danger for the president is that next fall, disillusioned voters on the left sit out the midterm elections, when the Democrats are already expected to lose seats in Congress.

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Norman Solomon: The Hollow Politics of Escalation

Monday, 30. November 2009

An underlying conceit of the new spin about benchmarks and timetables for Afghanistan is the notion that pivotal events there can be choreographed from Washington.

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WPR Blog | Operationalizing the Gant Approach in Afghanistan

Monday, 30. November 2009

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Lawmakers Fret About Counting on Afghans, Costs in Advance of …

Sunday, 29. November 2009

As President Obama prepares to lay out his war strategy for Afghanistan, lawmakers on Capitol Hill today expressed concerns about the ability of the A.

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Obama Faces Pushback From His Own Party on More Troops for …

Thursday, 26. November 2009

President Obama will be speaking to West Point cadets — and to the nation — when he lays out his new strategy for Afghanistan next.

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Support for Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Rises Slightly …

Wednesday, 25. November 2009

As news reports surface that President Obama may send 25000 to 30000 additional troops to Afghanistan, a Gallup poll conducted Nov. 20-22 has found.

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Americans Split on Sending More Troops to Afghanistan — Politics …

Tuesday, 24. November 2009

President Obama is expected to announce his decision on more troops for Afghanistan next Tuesday, and when CNN/Opinion Research asked Americans about.

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Obama to Unveil War Strategy for Afghanistan Next Week — Politics …

Tuesday, 24. November 2009

After months of deliberations, President Obama reportedly will unveil his new war plan for Afghanistan early next week in a prime-time Oval Office add.

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Graft, Corruption and Cheap Politics in America are Winning the …

Friday, 20. November 2009

Even if analysts existed who understood Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and the other countries of this region, their history, their people and why war and threat of war is a way of life, even if America’s decision makers knew how …

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Hillary Clinton Drops in On Karzai Inauguration for Stern Pep Talk …

Thursday, 19. November 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an unexpected visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday for the inauguration of president Hamid Karzai, who re.

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