Clarification: US-Afghanistan-Sept 11 story

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Posted: Dec 01, 2009 1:54 PM

In a Nov. 30 story, The Associated Press reported reactions of family members of Sept. 11 victims to President Barack Obama's plan to increase U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Lee Ielpi, a Vietnam War veteran who lost a firefighter son on 9/11, was quoted saying that the U.S. needs a clear strategy to avoid repeating the mistakes in Vietnam. The story should have made clear that Ielpi also said he supports Obama's decision "to send more troops to Afghanistan and the war against al-Qaida and Taliban."