Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama will announce tonight he is sending an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and that American forces will begin withdrawing before the end of his first term, administration officials said.
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Obama to unveil his Afghan plan Tuesday (AFP via Yahoo! News)
US President Barack Obama will announce his new Afghan strategy in an address to the nation Tuesday from the prestigious West Point military academy, the White House said.
Obama expects support for more Afghanistan troops (AP via Yahoo! News)
President Barack Obama will announce his plan to bolster the war in Afghanistan in a speech Tuesday night from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, his spokesman said, a surge that military officials say could top 30,000 troops.
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 says will "finish the job" in Afghanistan (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he will announce his decision soon to send more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in an effort to “finish the job” of an unpopular and costly eight-year war.
Obama to give $3.4 billion in grants for smart grid (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce $3.4 billion in government grants to help build a “smart” electric grid that will save consumers money on their utility bills, reduce blackouts and carry power supplies generated by solar and wind energy, the White House said.
Obama to announce $5 billion in research grants (CNN)
President Obama, in an effort to stimulate the economy and support critical research, will announce $5 billion in grants when he visits the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday, according to an administration official.