Archives for October 7, 2009

Request for more Afghanistan troops goes to Obama (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

A request for additional troops from the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan has been transferred to President Barack Obama and has started working its way through the military chain of command, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

Request for more Afghanistan troops goes to Obama (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

A request for additional troops from the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan has been transferred to President Barack Obama and has started working its way through the military chain of command, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

Obama gets Afghanistan commander’s troop request (AP via Yahoo! News)

The formal request by the nation’s top Afghanistan commander for more troops is now in President Barack Obama’s hands, administration officials said Wednesday as the war launched after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks reached its eight-year mark with no end in sight.

Obama’s coming Asian tour will exclude Indonesia (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s first Asian trip as president will include Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea, but not Indonesia, where he spent four years of his life.

Obama’s coming Asian tour will exclude Indonesia (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s first Asian trip as president will include Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea, but not Indonesia, where he spent four years of his life.

Obama to make Asian debut tour next month: White House (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama will make his debut Asian tour next month, visiting Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea for a flurry of talks dominated by the economic crisis and global security.

Obama to make Asian debut tour next month: White House (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama will make his debut Asian tour next month, visiting Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea for a flurry of talks dominated by the economic crisis and global security.

Obama mulls Afghanistan decision on 8-year mark (CNN)

A day after meeting with congressional leaders from both parties, President Obama sat down Wednesday afternoon with his national security team, the third of five meetings on U.S. strategy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Obama receives request for troops in Afghanistan (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama has received a request by the top U.S.

Obama awards national science, technology medals (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama says investing in science and technology is more essential to the nation’s health and prosperity than ever before.