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Report: Obama, Karzai Agree to Accelerated Withdrawal Timetable

cedar rebellion Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 6:57 AM
Time to queue up the French Foreign Legion march La Boudin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdMnY7lBe30 Obama likes it so much, he's replacing the Marine Corps Hymn. Really stirs his blood. Passionate even. AP is reporting that Obama and Franscois Hollende are in negotiations so the US can use the turn without royalties. Biden has been assigned to lead a special BFD committee to make sure an Executive Order can be issued renaming Memorial Day to Le Surrender Day-O (h/t to Harry Belefonte).

It's easy to forget that we're technically still a nation at war in in Afghanistan, given the dearth of media coverage. But U.S. troops are still stationed there, and its president, Hamid Karzai, just completed a visit with President Obama in Washington, where the two discussed plans for the upcoming transition of power from U.S. forces to Afghanistan's. The Washington Times reports

Despite widespread concerns about the stability of the Afghan government and the persistence of Taliban resistance to Kabul, Mr. Obama and Mr. Karzai on Friday announced an accelerated timetable for Afghan troops...