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Can Obama keep campaign promise on Afghanistan? - News - Yahoo

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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 ...

The Obameter: Tracking Obama's Campaign Promises | PolitiFact

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Once we find action is completed, we rate them Promise Kept, Compromise or ... The Obama-Biden plan will put forward the resources necessary to achieve a ...

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.

Afghanistan, and why presidents shouldn't make foreign policy ...

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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 Flips On Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan | The Huffington Post

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

Obama's Afghan Position 2007-2008: A Reminder - Daily Kos

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Nov 26, 2009 ... Barack Obama will propose deploying two additional U.S brigades to ... Obama's comments on Afghanistan draw sharp rebuke from Romney campaign .... It is a little late to be criticizing him for keeping his promises now.

Obama Finds He Can't Escape Afghan War He Once Vowed to End ...

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Jul 6, 2016 ... President Barack Obama, who once promised to withdraw all U.S. combat troops ... U.S. to keep 8,400 troops in Afghanistan at end of 2016 .... Paul Manafort resigned from Donald Trump's presidential campaign on August 19, ...

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 ...

Obama to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016 - US News

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Oct 15, 2015 ... Obama abandons plans to end Afghan war, will keep US troops on the ground ... where he promised to end prolonged war: Afghanistan and Iraq. ... of a presidential campaign that so far has barely touched on Afghanistan.

4 of Obama's Promises: Did He Break Them or Keep His Word?

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Apr 3, 2015 ... “Mr. Obama will come into office after an election in which he laid ... as a signpost for how campaign rhetoric differs from actual results; .... Officially, the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan concluded on December 28, 2014.

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

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Stay Connected: ... Promises about Afghanistan on The Obameter ... "Barack Obama will strengthen the training and equipping of the Afghan army and police  ...

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 ...

On the Issues: Iraq and Afghanistan - Election Guide 2008 - The ...

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Mr. McCain has chided Mr. Obama for suggesting that he would attack targets in ... “The only troops I will keep in Iraq will perform the limited missions of protecting our ... In Afghanistan, he has promised to ramp up the American military effort, ...