Time Limit on Afghanistan Surge Draws Fire

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:45 am December 3, 2009

“In Pakistan, officials said the timeline raises fears that the U.S. would only drive insurgents across the border into their country, and then withdraw. And it emerged Wednesday that Defense Secretary Robert Gates initially resisted the timetable; administration officials said he agreed only after securing flexibility to adjust it to the situation on the ground.”

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