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Obama: More troops for Afghanistan, with exit plan (AP via Yahoo! News)

Declaring “our security is at stake,” President Barack Obama ordered an additional 30,000 U.S.

Obama boosts troops in Afghanistan with exit plan (AP via Yahoo! News)

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, nearly tripling the force he inherited but promising an impatient public to begin withdrawal in 18 months.

Obama visits Joint Terrorism Task Force in NYC (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the men and women of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, whose job it is to prevent future terrorist attacks on the U.S.

Obama meets with Afghanistan commander in Denmark (AP via Yahoo! News)

At a pivotal point in the administration’s Afghanistan strategy, President Barack Obama and his top Afghan war commander met privately aboard Air Force One Friday for a talk the White House described as productive.