Obama faces competing demands on Afghanistan strategy
Greg Miller and Paul Richter"Reporting from Washington - As President Obama struggles over a new military strategy for Afghanistan, his advisors are trying to satisfy sharply divergent demands: assuring Americans that any military buildup will be limited while convincing Pakistan and other wary allies that the U.S. presence is substantial and not about to end. "The difficulty in determining a strategy that can mollify both these conflicting constituencies helps to explain why the administration's months-long search for a new approach to Afghanistan remains unresolved. "On the domestic front, Obama risks alienating a political base that has become increasingly impatient with the 8-year-old war." Read on...
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"Obama faces competing demands on Afghanistan strategy", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2009. Consulté le 22/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-faces-competing-demands-on-afghanistan-strategy