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Obama vows to break Taliban

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/02/2009

Greg Miller, Julian E. Barnes and Christi Parsons

"Reporting from Washington and West Point, N.Y. - President Obama ordered 30,000 more troops into the fight against the Taliban and Al Qaeda on Tuesday, but warned that the United States could not afford an open-ended war and pledged to begin bringing home U.S. forces in 18 months. "Speaking to cadets at West Point, some of whom have fought in Afghanistan and others who may soon be deployed there, Obama said the administration would rush all the additional combat troops into the country by next summer. But those forces would not stay any longer than necessary to ensure U.S. security, Obama said, noting that the cost of the decade's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan now approaches $1 trillion." Read on...
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"Obama vows to break Taliban", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2009. Consulté le 13/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-vows-to-break-taliban