General Reveals that Obama Ignored Military's Advice on Afghanistan

Lieutenant General John Allen told the Senate Armed Services Committee today that the Afghanistan decision President Obama announced last week was not among the range of options the military provided to the commander in chief. Allen’s testimony directly contradicts claims from senior Obama administration officials from a background briefing before the president’s announcement. Full Story »

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by Roland F. Hirsch - Jun. 29, 2011

This news story is excellent journalism. The author provides the full context for this major development, and then includes verbatim quotations for the facts under discussion. A carefully researched and well written concise article on the big story in Washington this week.

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