President Obama and the new strategy for Afghanistan

President Obama will outline Tuesday (at 9 p.m. ET) his intention to send an additional 34,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan. According The Washington Post, “The new deployments, along with 22,000 troops he authorized early this year, would bring the total U.S. force in Afghanistan to more than 100,000, more than half of which will have been sent to the war zone by Obama. Details of Obama’s plan emerged on the eve of his prime-time address from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He use the Tuesday speech to explain his Afghan strategy to an American public that is increasingly pessimistic about the war after eight years and rising casualties”.

President Obama intends to conclude the Afghanistan war and withdraw most U.S. troops within three years, according to senior administration officials, quote by CNN . The president also is seeking further troop commitments from NATO allies as part of a counterinsurgency strategy aimed at wiping out al Qaeda elements and stabilizing the country while training Afghan forces.

President Obama’s intention to seek NATO Allied troops supplementation is not well received nor the European Offices. In America has already generated enough controversy both, politicians and the population. In an open letter to U.S. President, the famous and controversial producer and director Michael Moore ask Obama if  “Do you really want to be the new “war president”? If you go to West Point tomorrow night (Tuesday, 9 pm) and announce that you are increasing, rather than withdrawing, the troops in Afghanistan, you are the new war president. Pure and simple. And with that you will do the worst possible thing you could do – destroy the hopes and dreams so many millions have placed in you. With just one speech tomorrow night you will turn a multitude of young people who were the backbone of your campaign into disillusioned cynics”.

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