Obama: 30,000 more troops to Afghanis...

Obama: 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan by summer

There are 5 comments on the The York Daily Record story from Dec 1, 2009, titled Obama: 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan by summer. In it, The York Daily Record reports that:

Declaring "our security is at stake," President Barack Obama ordered an additional 30,000 U.S. troops into the long war in Afghanistan on Tuesday night, but balanced the buildup with a pledge to an impatient nation to begin withdrawing American forces in 18 months.

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frenchy

York, PA

#1 Dec 1, 2009
Hey what a great idea!! who was his advisor, George Bush??? oh that was Iraq.
Well

New Cumberland, PA

#2 Dec 1, 2009
The only thing Nero The Fiddler left out of his speech was - "I will not seek, nor will I accept the nomination of my party for a second term..." In 2012, happy days are here again.
supervoter

Plymouth Meeting, PA

#3 Dec 1, 2009
So where are the bleeding heart liberals who voted for this guy who was going to bring our boys home?
HairChick

York, PA

#4 Dec 1, 2009
This is ridiculous, lets pull them from one place and send them to another. Oh and while we are at it lets make them go before Christmas....honestly this can't wait 26days? If you are going to send them back over (which is dumb) then at least let them have a holiday.
Steven C Johnson

Mechanicsburg, PA

#5 Dec 2, 2009
While I agree with the need to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan and deny a safe haven to al-Qaida, I believe it is the epitomy of irresponsibility to set a timetable for withdrawal. Even an incompetent such as Obama must realize that a guerilla insurgency such as the Taliban will simply scale back their actions until US forces begin to withdrawal.
It would have been wiser to not announce a timetable for withdrawal.

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