Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obama rejects all Afghan war options

President seeks clarity on turnover to Afghan government, official says

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama does not plan to accept any of the Afghanistan war options presented by his national security team, pushing instead for revisions to clarify how and when U.S. troops would turn over responsibility to the Afghan government, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Obama still is close to announcing his revamped war strategy, most likely shortly after he returns from a trip to Asia that ends on Nov. 19.

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