Obama, Karzai Agree: It's Time to Wind Down War

Uneasy allies, President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai demonstrated Friday they could agree on one big idea: After 11 years of war, the time is right for U.S. forces to let Afghans do their own fighting. U.S. and coalition forces will take a battlefield back seat by spring and, by implication, go home in larger numbers soon thereafter. "It will be a historic moment," Obama declared. In a White House meeting billed as a chance to take stock of a war that now ranks as...Full Story
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