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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 03:29 PM
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(Bill) Clinton: Obama wise to think through Afghanistan
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON Former President Bill Clinton says he believes President Barack Obama is wise to step back and rethink U.S. policy in Afghanistan before approving the dispatch of additional U.S. troops there.

Appearing on a news show Tuesday, Clinton said things are "teetering there," and he believes that Obama should wait at least until there is a resolution of the disputed presidential election.

Clinton told NBC's "Today" show "maybe the resolution would be to have both the top candidates in some configuration in the Afghani government going forward." Preliminary results from the Aug. 20 poll show President Hamid Karzai winning with 54.6 percent, but if enough votes are thrown out, it could drop him below 50 percent, forcing a runoff with top challenger Abdullah Abdullah.



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Guy Whitey Corngood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 03:32 PM
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1. No, I want somebody who thinks with their gut........ and
digests food with their brain.
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KakistocracyHater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-23-09 12:34 AM
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2. DON'T let Afghanistan become the 'Iraq' of the 2010s
Berlin Food Drop instead.
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joeycola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-23-09 10:04 AM
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3. Bill is right.
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