Eight months and eight national-security meetings after announcing a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan and sending the first wave of additional troops, President Barack Obama stands on the verge of deciding whether that strategy was right and how many, if any, more soldiers to send.[more ...] Barack Obama - National security - Afghanistan - War in Afghanistan - United States

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    12/6/2016 - 12:44 am | View Link
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    12/3/2016 - 2:46 pm | View Website
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