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Obama’s Afghan Mission Creep | The Nation

In announcing at the November NATO summit that US combat forces would remain in Afghanistan at least until 2014, President Obama has short-circuited a much-needed debate about his administration’s strategic review. In so doing, the president has missed yet another chance to begin to end a war that has become an increasingly costly liability.

Advance reports of the review indicate that it will conclude that the surge has made progress in expanding security in the south and around Kabul and in training the Afghan army.

Obama’s Afghan Mission Creep | The Nation

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