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U.S. Military Eyes Afghan Force of 10,000, or a Pullout

January 22, 2014
| The New York Times
The Pentagon has proposed to President Obama that 10,000 American troops remain in Afghanistan when the international combat mission there ends after this year, or none at all, senior government officials said Tuesday.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Is Air Force cheating scandal symptomatic of a bigger problem?

January 17, 2014
Thirty-four Air Force officers who conduct nuclear operations have thus far been implicated in a proficiency test cheating scandal. Gwen Ifill talks to Robert Burns of the Associated Press and Bruce Blair of Princeton University about the larger implications of the cheating revelations for the Air Force.

Christie's Traffic Troubles, Gates' Memoir, Tackling Unemployment & Focus On Poverty

January 10, 2014
Christie's Traffic Troubles, Gates' Memoir, Tackling Unemployment & Focus On Poverty
From the Vault

Obama, Gates, and the Afghanistan Troop Surge

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September 4, 2009
In his new memoir to be released next week, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has sharp criticisms for President Obama – including over the Afghanistan troop surge. Obama “doesn’t believe in his own strategy and doesn’t consider the war to be his,” Gates writes. We look back in the Washington Week Vault to September 2009 during the debate over sending more troops to Afghanistan. As ABC’s Martha Raddatz reported at the time, there were “tribes breaking up within the White House” over whether to send more troops.
Nov 22 2013
Webcast Extra

Webcast Extra: Negotiations with Iran and U.S. Budget Policies

November 22, 2013
How are John Kerry’s negotiations with Iran over nuclear weapons programs progressing?

An Evolving Solution for Syria

September 13, 2013
Developments surrounding Obama's attempts to take action against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad

U.S. Makes Case for Military Strike on Syria

August 30, 2013
The Obama administration is making the case for a U.S. military strike against Syria
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Webcast Extra: Military Verdicts and Sentencing and Obama’s Bus Tour

August 23, 2013
Three military men convicted of crimes and Obama and Biden talk college affordability.
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Supreme Court on DNA Samples, Holder Not Leaving Yet

June 7, 2013
SCOTUS DNA Decision, Eric Holder, President Xi, and Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks Hearing
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