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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    He said that a U.S. troop withdrawal, due to begin this summer ... whether Mr Obama will announce only the number of troops to go home in July or whether he also will set a departure timeline, over a longer period, for all 30,000 of the extra troops ...
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  • Mistake to set Afghan timelines: Gates
    WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it's a mistake to set a deadline to end American military action ... the United States as similar to the Soviet Union's humiliating withdrawal in 1989 after a 10-year war. “The notion of timelines and ...
    09/28/2009 - 10:56 pm | View Link
  • Gates: Mistake to set Afghan withdrawal timelines
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it's a mistake to set a deadline to end American military action, as some liberals have sought, and that a defeat would be disastrous for the U.S. In a stern warning to critics of a continued troop ...
    09/27/2009 - 8:01 pm | View Link
  • Gates warns Afghanistan critics
    Gates is pushing back against liberal calls for withdrawal timetables from Afghanistan, saying it is a mistake to set a deadline to end US military ... telling Congress this month Afghan forces aren’t ready to fight the insurgency and protect the ...
    09/27/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Gates: Setting deadline for U.S. to leave Afghanistan a mistake
    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it's a mistake to set a deadline to end U.S. military action ... over the United States as similar to the Soviet Union's humiliating withdrawal in 1989 after a 10-year war. “The notion of timelines ...
    09/27/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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