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The Obameter: Campaign Promises that are about Afghanistan ...

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"As Obama removes our combat brigades from Iraq, he will send at least two additional brigades to Afghanistan, where the Taliban is resurgent. He will also ...

How Many Promises Has Obama Kept? - Newsweek

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Oct 16, 2015 ... As he reverses himself on troops in Afghanistan, Obama approaches the end of ... His promises on the campaign trail were not specific, and his strategy as ... He promised that “if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor.

Can Obama keep campaign promise on Afghanistan? - Yahoo News

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Nov 19, 2013 ... So how can Obama reconcile his promise with his plan? “The war in Afghanistan will end next year, as the president has promised. The combat ...

Hope fades on Obama's vow to bring troops home before ...

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Oct 12, 2015 ... His campaign manager cast the 120 figure as happening “in the course ..... Keeping as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan indefinitely at a cost of ... “I think that's an argument that can be made to the American people,” .... Six years later, as a presidential candidate, Obama had run on a promise to pull all ...

Can Obama Make Good On Promises About Wars? : NPR

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Nov 7, 2008 ... The president-elect made bold promises on the campaign trail: to end the war in Iraq ... To help him tackle Afghanistan and Iraq, Obama will need ... Obama advisers say one option is to keep Gates at the Pentagon for a few ...

Obama Will Keep 5,500 Troops in Afghanistan | US News

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Oct 15, 2015 ... The shift is yet another departure from Obama's campaign promise to end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq by the end of his presidency at the ...

Barack Obama and the political folly of making foreign policy promises

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Oct 16, 2015 ... President Obama's new strategy in Afghanistan is a reminder that sometimes politicians make campaign promises they can't keep. Obama ...

Obama abandons plan to end America's longest war, will keep U.S. ...

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Oct 15, 2015 ... President Obama announced plans Thursday to keep nearly 10000 U.S. troops in ... where he promised to end prolonged war: Afghanistan and Iraq. ... of a presidential campaign that so far has barely touched on Afghanistan.

Promises to Keep: Candidate Obama vs. President Obama | Fox News

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Nov 1, 2009 ... FoxNews.com reviewed some of Barack Obama's biggest campaign ... for the Afghanistan war, it's unclear whether McChrystal's request will be ...

President Barack Obama's decision to keep troops in Afghanistan ...

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Oct 15, 2015 ... Why does the U.S. need to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan for .... One of Obama's major campaign promises was to get the U.S. out of the ...

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The Obameter: Tracking Obama's Campaign Promises | PolitiFact

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PolitiFact has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during ... already got, make sure that we're keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, ... responsibly ended the war in Iraq and will end the war in Afghanistan in 2014.

Obama Campaign Promises - Huffington Post

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WASHINGTON -- Now President Barack Obama has some promises to keep. His 2012 campaign ... The United States must leave Afghanistan now. Not in eleven ... Stimulus Plan Could Give Obama Down Payment On Big Campaign Promises.

Obama Flips On Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan - Huffington Post

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Oct 15, 2015 ... WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will keep 5500 U.S. troops in ... casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he ... Until now, Afghanistan has barely factored into campaign ...