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'Afghan Good Enough' May Be Best U.S. And Allies Can Do

Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies doubts Afghan security forces will be able to secure all that country. The U.S. and its allies may have to settle for "good enough," he says.
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Obama, Karzai Sign Partnership Pact In Afghanistan

President Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan Tuesday, and delivered a prime-time address to the American public. While there, he signed a new, long-term partnership agreement with the Afghan government, and marked the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death with U.S. troops.
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Taliban Claims Responsibility For Kabul Attack

While in the Afgan capital Kabul Tuesday, President Obama signed a partnership agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Also in Kabul, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that was carried out shortly after Obama left the city.
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A Look At The New Afghanistan Agreement

Audie Cornish talks to Larry Abramson about President Obama's speech to the nation from Afghanistan.
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Obama: The 'Light Of A New Day' Is Visible In Afghanistan

In a speech delivered from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, Obama said that after more than a decade of war, the U.S. is on a path toward peace.
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Politics Not Far From Obama, Romney On Bin Laden Anniversary

Eight years ago, it was President George W. Bush who rode national security to re-election by raising doubts about his 2004 Democratic challenger, Sen. John Kerry, This year, however, the tables have turned. It's the Democrat in the White House who is challenging Republicans on what has been a traditional area of GOP strength.
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Obama To Sign Agreement With Karzai On Visit

President Obama made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Tuesday. It was the third such trip of his administration, this time on the anniversary of the mission that led to the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Robert Siegel talks to Scott Horsley about the trip.

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