Gates: Mistake To Set Afghan Withdrawal Timelines

Defense Secretary Robert Gates is pushing back against liberal calls for withdrawal timelines from Afghanistan, saying it's a ...

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  • Gates: Setting Afghan Withdrawal Date Would Be 'Strategic Mistake'
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    09/27/2009 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Gates: Mistake to Set Afghan Withdrawal Deadline
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