As President Barack Obama prepares to make the case for sending more troops to Afghanistan, some allies are urging him to return to a line of argument little heard since the Bush years: the United States has a moral obligation to protect the Afghan people, particularly women, from the Taliban.
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Obama Said to Offer Banks Capital to Lend to Small Businesses (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)
Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama is set to announce an additional round of capital injections into community banks that can make the case they’ll use the money for small business lending, according to people briefed on the matter.