General Petraeus reverses field on the Afghan withdrawal timetable he promised President Obama. By openly defying President Obama’s timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan, Gen. Petraeus is cementing his unprecedented power over U.S. war policy. Gareth Porter reports.
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by Gareth Porter In his press conference with President Karzai last week, President Obama suggested publicly for the first time that he will not negotiate with the Taliban until the U.S. military […]
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