Report: Biden Opposed Administration's Afghanistan/Pakistan Strategy

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:41 am March 28, 2009

Policymakers were reportedly divided over the Obama decision to boost troop levels by 17,000. “On the one side were Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg, who argued in closed-door meetings for a minimal strategy of stabilizing Afghanistan that one source described as a ‘lowest common denominator’ approach.”

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