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17. The sources is a CBS article, which also quote the AEI's Kagan

Sounds like neo-cons trying to pressure Obama.

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  -How can anyone here support the President on his escalation of the war in Afghanistan? cali  Nov-09-09 06:14 PM   #0 
  - Chess  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-09-09 06:15 PM   #1 
  - and with this move, he loses.  cali   Nov-09-09 06:16 PM   #3 
  - Then maybe he should learn to play this game.  ThomCat   Nov-09-09 06:29 PM   #14 
     - It is pretty stupid. First he's labeled a warmonger and last a president who lost a war. Legacy.  timeforpeace   Nov-11-09 01:14 AM   #88 
  - All our wars are shams and should be discontinued immediately!  valerief   Nov-09-09 06:15 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-09-09 06:16 PM   #4 
  - I don't support it, but it doesn't surprise me.  TwilightZone   Nov-09-09 06:17 PM   #5 
  - Has he announced his plan?  ProSense   Nov-09-09 06:17 PM   #6 
  - I was just thinking when I  Cha   Nov-09-09 06:22 PM   #12 
     - The sources is a CBS article, which also quote the AEI's Kagan  ProSense   Nov-09-09 06:31 PM   #17 
        - And, get a rise out of the  Cha   Nov-09-09 06:33 PM   #19 
        - True - and there has been a pattern of them doing this  karynnj   Nov-11-09 12:16 PM   #95 
  - If Hillary had done it DU would be burning.  xultar   Nov-09-09 06:18 PM   #7 
  - Of course!  jesus_of_suburbia   Nov-09-09 06:34 PM   #20 
  - No would have said it. Barack was very clear about  impik   Nov-09-09 06:59 PM   #29 
  - And he's very wrong about it  martymar64   Nov-09-09 07:36 PM   #34 
  - Maybe he's wrong and maybe he's right, but  impik   Nov-10-09 07:57 AM   #68 
  - Then many of us need to MAKE IT CLEAR that he will be a one term President. n/t  ShortnFiery   Nov-09-09 09:39 PM   #50 
     - you gonna vote for Palin?  Aramchek   Nov-09-09 09:48 PM   #51 
     - No, but thanks your your typically ignorant response.  ShortnFiery   Nov-10-09 06:21 AM   #61 
     - Go for it  impik   Nov-10-09 07:58 AM   #69 
  - What are you talking about?  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-10-09 06:59 AM   #64 
     - "Which even McCain thought was a dumb move" Yeah, McCain wanted to go to war with Iran.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-10-09 06:07 PM   #83 
  - Clinton, Muller & Gates are advising Obama to escalate in Afghanistan.  Lord Helmet   Nov-11-09 10:51 AM   #92 
  - Easy.  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-09-09 06:19 PM   #8 
  - Then when are you signing up to go?  martymar64   Nov-09-09 07:37 PM   #35 
     - LOL!  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-09-09 07:48 PM   #38 
        - Answer the question  martymar64   Nov-09-09 07:56 PM   #41 
           - I've explained it before in other threads and tire of it.  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-10-09 07:29 AM   #65 
              - Whatever, dude.  martymar64   Nov-10-09 07:16 PM   #84 
                 - As a mother with a loved one currently serving in this province I can tell you I prefer  NavyMom   Nov-11-09 11:24 AM   #94 
  - maybe HIS bible says gay marriage bad, endless war good. nt  msongs   Nov-09-09 06:19 PM   #9 
  - Every single example from history shows that this will be a disaster.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-09-09 06:20 PM   #10 
  - cali is making sense...  branders seine   Nov-09-09 06:22 PM   #11 
  - I almost always make sense.  cali   Nov-09-09 06:28 PM   #13 
     - it's a compliment.  branders seine   Nov-09-09 07:38 PM   #36 
  - No - hell no  Sinti   Nov-09-09 06:29 PM   #15 
  - Playing the game right can be considered a Democratic win.  Oregone   Nov-09-09 06:30 PM   #16 
  - I'm sure that this one will  Autumn   Nov-09-09 06:39 PM   #24 
  - I hope he isn't  Autumn   Nov-09-09 06:33 PM   #18 
  - He told you how he felt about Afghanistan before you voted for him.  Aramchek   Nov-09-09 06:34 PM   #21 
  - I voted for him in *spite* of that, not because of it.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-09-09 06:38 PM   #23 
  - Just don't pretend like his actions there are surprising or a sell out of some campaign promise  Aramchek   Nov-09-09 07:33 PM   #33 
  - same here. war is always disappointing. nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-09-09 08:23 PM   #44 
  - Boy, did he ever.  PurityOfEssence   Nov-09-09 08:10 PM   #43 
  - I know. It's one of the reasons he was next to last on my list.  Forkboy   Nov-09-09 09:35 PM   #46 
  - When we voted for him, we voted for a thinking human being  LittleBlue   Nov-10-09 12:38 AM   #56 
  - Ahhh, everything is clear to me now. Should not have voted.  seaglass   Nov-10-09 04:33 PM   #81 
  - We must fight them over there to keep from fight them here.  LovinLife   Nov-09-09 06:37 PM   #22 
  - I just read "KIte Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns."  spartan61   Nov-09-09 06:43 PM   #25 
  - The author of Kite Runner was one of the experts at one of the SFRC hearings  karynnj   Nov-11-09 12:19 PM   #96 
  - How?  EC   Nov-09-09 06:45 PM   #26 
  - Well this ain't going to be popular  Egnever   Nov-09-09 06:46 PM   #27 
  - Well, he was clear about it during the campaign and  impik   Nov-09-09 06:57 PM   #28 
  - The choice was between Obama and Bomb, bomb, bomb...bomb Iran  IndianaGreen   Nov-09-09 07:00 PM   #30 
  - Well, you made the choice. You can't say you didn't know  impik   Nov-09-09 07:53 PM   #40 
  - Which is exactly what people here are saying  PVnRT   Nov-10-09 06:53 AM   #63 
     - Well, 2012 is not that far  impik   Nov-10-09 08:00 AM   #70 
        - Gee, you forgot to tell me that I just want my pony  PVnRT   Nov-10-09 09:49 AM   #73 
  - That pretty much sums it up.  amandabeech   Nov-10-09 05:23 PM   #82 
  - Wrong then.  bvar22   Nov-09-09 07:02 PM   #31 
     - No one said you had to  Egnever   Nov-09-09 07:19 PM   #32 
  - If the Goal is to prevent them Nukes(within the sphere of influence) from getting into  opihimoimoi   Nov-09-09 07:47 PM   #37 
  - Gen.Jones: "Reports that President Obama has made a decision about Afghanistan are absolutely false"  ProSense   Nov-09-09 07:51 PM   #39 
  - Of course, and we were right to question this statement by  Cha   Nov-09-09 07:59 PM   #42 
  - I don't know...  Starry Messenger   Nov-09-09 08:27 PM   #45 
  - Yes! I want Osama captured as the president said  Garam_Masala   Nov-09-09 09:36 PM   #47 
  - You got me, but I'm sure someone has a rationale that works for them.  Forkboy   Nov-09-09 09:37 PM   #48 
  - NO!  ShortnFiery   Nov-09-09 09:37 PM   #49 
  - Can't, Won't  donheld   Nov-09-09 10:57 PM   #52 
  - Do tell: what is his plan? afaik, he hasn't said anything yet. nt  babylonsister   Nov-09-09 10:59 PM   #53 
  - I totally agree with you. Spend the fricking money on health care  akbacchus_BC   Nov-09-09 11:16 PM   #54 
  - He lost me with this one.  LittleBlue   Nov-10-09 12:36 AM   #55 
  - Most of us don't.  Vidar   Nov-10-09 02:45 AM   #57 
  - I Say We Support The President On This One  Roosesvelte   Nov-10-09 02:51 AM   #58 
  - Afghanistan/Pakistan still harbor those who were involved in the 9/11 attacks.  DCBob   Nov-10-09 05:13 AM   #59 
  - Afghanistan or Pakistan or Iran or Saudi Arabia or Columbia or  cornermouse   Nov-10-09 05:58 AM   #60 
  - +1  ShortnFiery   Nov-10-09 06:23 AM   #62 
  - I am not so sure that bin Laden is even alive.  olegramps   Nov-10-09 10:15 AM   #78 
  - Then we should bomb Saudi Arabia!  IndianaGreen   Nov-10-09 07:56 AM   #67 
  - It's not worth waging a full scale war just to capture a couple of terrorists.  anonymous171   Nov-10-09 07:29 PM   #85 
  - How can anyone here have voted for Pres. Obama last year after he campaigned on this issue? nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-10-09 07:48 AM   #66 
  - Something tells me in an alternate reality, you'd be taking the exact opposite position on this.  rvablue   Nov-10-09 08:02 AM   #71 
  - Single-payer wars ...  GeorgeGist   Nov-10-09 08:32 AM   #72 
  - K&R  PVnRT   Nov-10-09 09:49 AM   #74 
  - Let's not forget that Obama had always said he would focus on Afgan...  quantass   Nov-10-09 09:53 AM   #75 
  - I don't support this bullshit at all.  ej510   Nov-10-09 10:01 AM   #76 
  - I don't support more troops there. But wake up guys, the military is leaking  Jennicut   Nov-10-09 10:10 AM   #77 
  - How can anyone NOT support his decision?  ItNerd4life   Nov-10-09 01:02 PM   #79 
  - He is keeping a promise he made during the campaign  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-10-09 01:06 PM   #80 
  - How could anyone who felt so strongly about this have voted for Obama?  jenmito   Nov-10-09 07:33 PM   #86 
  - Well I think a lot of people  jeanpalmer   Nov-11-09 05:01 AM   #89 
  - He could listen to Gorbachev.  WinkyDink   Nov-10-09 07:45 PM   #87 
  - Yes  jeanpalmer   Nov-11-09 05:14 AM   #90 
  - DU has the same sort of ignorance as FreeRepublic  Onlooker   Nov-11-09 06:00 AM   #91 
  - It was a campaign "promise". Didn't you vote for him? You knew what you were getting.  Hamlette   Nov-11-09 10:53 AM   #93 
  - I knew what we were getting  ProudDad   Nov-11-09 12:25 PM   #97 
  - I'm against it because I see no pending reward worth the known risk  TheKentuckian   Nov-11-09 01:22 PM   #98 
  - It is easy to make the call when you don't really have to make the call. He is privy to  ncteechur   Nov-11-09 06:43 PM   #99 

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