Tuesday, December 8, 2009

15 Years In Afghanistan?

When he announced the surge of 30,000 troops to be deployed to Afghanistan, President Obama said their withdrawal would begin in 18 months.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates then announced U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan for two-to-four years before they'll actually be withdrawn.

But now, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai says Afghan troops won't be ready to take over security of the nation from the United States for another 15 years.

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