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Obama's PROMISE To End The Iraq War - Oct. 27, 2007 - "You Can Take That To The Bank"

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Uploaded on Jun 21, 2010

I guess promises truly are meant to be broken.
30,000 more troops are going to Afghanistan. = /

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama plans to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan over six months, an accelerated timetable — with an endgame built in — that would have the first Marines there as early as Christmas, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.

With the full complement of new troops expected to be in Afghanistan by next summer, the heightened pace of Obama's military deployment in the 8-year-old war appears to mimic the 2007 troop surge in Iraq, a 20,000-strong force addition under former President George W. Bush. Similar in strategy to that mission, Obama's Afghan surge aims to reverse gains by Taliban insurgents and to secure population centers in the volatile south and east parts of the country.

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