President Delays, Reconsiders Afghanistan Surge Strategy

by Benjamin Domenech on 6:42 am February 8, 2009

During the election, Obama promised an extra 7-10k troops for Afghanistan – but now that the DOD has told him he must send closer to 30k to make a difference in the Afghan conflict, he balks and reconsiders. Pentagon was reportedly all set to announce the deployment of 17k, but the brakes are on now.

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