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Obama shifts from consensus to instincts on key calls

Publié par Clifford Armion le 27/06/2011

Christi Parsons

"Reporting from Washington The Obama administration's top national security officials were gathered around the polished wooden table of the White House Situation Room to hear Army Gen. David H. Petraeus argue for a slow drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. "The military needed time, he said, to secure the eastern part of the country as it had done in the south. "President Obama quickly made clear his disagreement. More important, he said, was the administration's goal of shifting responsibility for the country's security to the Afghan government, which would let him bring home troops." Read on...
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"Obama shifts from consensus to instincts on key calls", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 25/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-shifts-from-consensus-to-instincts-on-key-calls