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Under the new policy, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan will be able to decide when it is appropriate for American troops to accompany conventional Afghan forces into the field.
Politics
WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - The United States will maintain its current 9, 800 troops in Afghanistan through the end
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WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he thinks that 10,000 U.S. troops
New York
In a full-page editorial this past Sunday, October 14, the New York Times publicly revealed its new position on our remaining in Afghanistan until December 2014 as proposed by the Obama administration.
New York
Mr. President and Mr. Romney, why do both of you continue to support our remaining in Afghanistan? Please tell us why.
Politics
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta responded Sunday to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's attack on President Barack Obama's
Politics
WATCH: Senior administration officials told the Washington Post, however, that the strategic partnership was actually meant
Politics
Just because you can take things over the top -- and the Obama administration's made-for-tv events today are just that -- it doesn't mean that you should. Barack Obama promised to be a new and different kind of politician. If any further proof was needed that he isn't, this week -- with Bill Clinton's testimonial to his courage under fire, and with unsubtle attacks on Romney's manhood, not to mention common sense -- should finally be enough. But, in another sense, Obama is a new and different kind of politician. He's a Democrat executing the GOP media playbook better than Bush did.
The World Post
Kabul has been generally safe recently, but the Taliban has occasionally staged dramatic attacks on international forces
Politics
Even among Romney's committed supporters, the numbers were not strong. Forty-eight percent of his voters said they want to
The World Post
Negotiated settlement could well be the most important part of the 2012 reelection campaign. Getting negotiations underway and reporting genuine results could deliver an election-decider to Obama, because it could mean an earlier withdrawal.
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If we'd known that Obama the Conciliator would make it to the White House and Obama the Transformer would be left in Chicago's Grant Park on election night, many of us would have gambled on someone else.
Politics
If George W. Bush was the torture president, Barack Obama's pet human rights violation is extrajudicial killing.
The World Post
U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan are experiencing some of the greatest psychological stress and lowest morale in five
The World Post
If the US loses the Afghan War, its reluctant allies would call into question the reason for the alliance. Europe would hasten building an integrated military independent of US control.
Politics
But with the economy foundering -- many of the recent stats are discouraging -- most Americans are probably not yearning
Politics
WASHINGTON -- When President Obama announced a new strategy for Afghanistan in December, he argued that by setting a deadline
The World Post
Afghan President Karzai's meetings in Washington this week ended with no sign of a badly needed joint political strategy