Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Obama says that Afghanistan, Pakistan will fight Taliban (Video)

Let's see how this plays out. We have heard this lip service from these countries, BEFORE, but that was with Bush. There is some good will going on here, let's see how it goes.

President Barack Obama declared he got the commitments he wanted Wednesday from the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan to more aggressively fight Taliban and al-Qaida militants who are gaining power and sowing violence in their countries.

"I'm pleased that these two men, elected leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, fully appreciate the seriousness of the threats that we face and have reaffirmed their commitment to confronting it," Obama said at the White House.

The presidents of the two countries stood at his side after a day of joint meetings. Obama is sending 21,000 fresh U.S. troops into Afghanistan to help with the anti-terror war. read more here....

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