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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Britain Criticizes Obama Decision to Pull Troops Out in 2011

Normally allies in a war are more silent with their disagreements, at least in public. But not Great Britain:

Tensions between Britain and America over the war in Afghanistan erupted into the open yesterday as the Defence Secretary questioned President Obama's decision to put a date on the start of US troop withdrawals.

In an interview with The Times, Bob Ainsworth said that the Government would not follow Washington's promise to start pulling out in 2011. "You can't put a time on it. You've got to look at conditions," he said. ...

I don't think many countries in have faith in Obama, with the exception perhaps of Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, Russia, China and North Korea.