Posts tagged robert

Obama aides pressed on Afghan graft, al Qaeda (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. lawmakers told President Barack Obama’s top advisers on Thursday not enough was being done to combat corruption in Afghanistan, singling out allegations against the Afghan president’s brother, whom Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledged was a problem.

Obama informs top diplomatic, military officials of Afghan decision (CNN)

President Obama has informed several top diplomatic and military officials about his decision regarding new U.S.

Obama to announce Afghanistan troop strategy Tuesday (CNN)

President Obama will announce the U.S. troop strategy for Afghanistan in a speech at 8 p.m.

Obama Afghan decision to come after Thanksgiving (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama will wait until after Americans mark Thanksgiving on November 26 to announce whether or not he sends reinforcements to Afghanistan, his spokesman Robert Gibbs said.

Obama will fix H1N1 vaccine shortage: White House (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama is frustrated with shortages in the availability of the H1N1 flu vaccine but the problem was being tackled, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday.

Robert Gibbs is adviser, friend and mouthpiece for Obama (CNN)

In the tight circle that surrounds President Obama, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs is in the inner bubble.

Obama to meet military chiefs on Afghan policy: WHouse (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama will meet Friday with US military chiefs as he gets “toward the end” of his review of Afghan strategy, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday.