November 8, 2012

A 'Decade of War' Is Far from Over

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

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Barack Obama believes the American decade of war is coming to a close. If only it were that simple. For a country that still has a large proportion of its armed forces deployed overseas on combat missions, surprisingly little attention was paid during the election campaign to how Mr Obama intends to deal with various national security issues. There was a flicker of interest during the final television debate, when Mitt Romney pressed the President on his policies for preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and defeating the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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