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|By: fflambeau Thursday December 3, 2009 7:51 pm|
Here I look back at President Obama’s escalation of the war in Afghanistan speech made at West Point. One of the main points that sticks out in the speech was that Obama opened the door to a future escalation of the war in Pakistan.
|By: americanmuser Wednesday December 2, 2009 4:09 pm|
The left and right are not happy with the President, nor is Middle America, which wants us out of Afghanistan, best achieved by either a total commitment to get out or bucking-up and committing overwhelming force.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday December 1, 2009 8:27 pm|
Obama’s speech at West Point made the case for escalating a war to ultimately end it in 2011. Iraq, the troops, and 9/11 were invoked to deflect criticism on the war.