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Obama’s Counterterror Plan Has New
Doubters: His Own Generals and Spies

Daily Beast, by Josh Rogin & Kimberly Dozier

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/15/2014 3:45:20 PM

The idea of pulling nearly all American troops out of Afghanistan in 2016 suddenly seems pretty lousy, after so much of Iraq has collapsed under a similar scenario. When President Obama announced his plan to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2016, U.S. intelligence said it could be done safely. Now, intelligence and military leaders are privately warning that the U.S. counterterrorism forces could be needed there for much longer. During the internal administration debate earlier this year over the way forward in Afghanistan, the CIA supported a plan to degrade al Qaeda to the point that America could withdraw

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/15/2014 3:57:46 PM     (No. 9925969)

I told you......he is the supporter of ISLAM. He has made them very wealthy with United States Tax Dollars and under Obama´s leadership, they have prospered while USA is systematically being destroyed. WE PAY OUR ENEMIES with Obama´s help. And he has supported them all along. He will tell you he´s trying to help America but in reality, he´s sticking it to you...including blacks AND illegals. He´s using them all to further his ISLAMIC Agendas. Bet on it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: edgar, 7/15/2014 6:49:48 PM     (No. 9926209)

At least Iraq has oil. What does Afghanistan have that we need to remain there?

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