Skip to comments.Pentagon study: US should pare Afghanistan goals
Posted on 02/03/2009 2:43:53 PM PST by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON A classified Pentagon report urges President Barack Obama to shift U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan, de-emphasizing democracy-building and concentrating more on targeting Taliban and al-Qaida sanctuaries inside Pakistan with the aid of Pakistani military forces.
A senior defense official said Tuesday that it will likely take several weeks before the Obama administration rolls out its long-term strategy for Afghanistan.
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Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev (R) talks to his Kyrgyz counterpart Kurmanbek Bakiyev during a signing ceremony in Moscow February 3, 2009. Kyrgyzstan's president said on Tuesday the United States must close its military base in the Central Asian country, once seen as a key support centre for U.S. operations in nearby Afghanistan. Bakiyev made his statement after receiving a promise of more than $2 billion in credit and aid from Russia to assist his impoverished country. REUTERS/Alexander Nemenov/Pool (RUSSIA)
Is H’s bus big enough for all of Afghanistan to fit under?
Thank you, Col. Kurtz.
Headquarters will be sending someone to debrief you shortly.
A free society is impossible in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the way things are now under Islam.
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