Expect Obama Decision on Afghanistan Troops Next Week: Reports Indicate 34K Increase

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:38 am November 24, 2009

“The tentative plan is for the president to make his announcement [in prime time] December 1, followed shortly thereafter by testimony on Capitol Hill by Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Also expected to brief Congress is the top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.”

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