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What did Obama's Afghanistan speech really mean?
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(CNN) -- By midmorning Wednesday, Air Force One touched down at Andrews Air Force Base. President Barack Obama had returned from a surprise trip to Afghanistan that lasted a day but was meant to mark a transition to the end of the more than decadelong war.



There has been much debate about what the speech signifies and what it means for the long-term future of Afghanistan and America's involvement there. The agreement between the United States and Afghanistan that Obama touted, the strategic partnership agreement, is short on specifics and Obama's speech did not lay out any new timetable for the war.



While some observers say it's foolish to think the United States will actually leave the country, others say Obama's speech, both its symbolic occurrence and its contents, are signs of tremendous progress. At a minimum, a milestone has been reached despite tense relations. But what it m



Added: May-2-2012 Occurred On: May-2-2012
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  • fucking liar ........ enuff said

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  • Obama is a wonderful speaker but his background as a community organizer has not prepared him for politics on the global level. He is clueless about what is really going on in Afghanistan and is only pimping for votes. Sad . America was a world leader but like all great countries in history there comes a fall. Yours is coming and Obama is the delivery boy.

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  • Politicians suck, what a liar.

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  • it will mean whatever the fox news crowd wants it to mean

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    • @LostSomewhereInSpace
      LOL, unfortunately LiveLeak is a Conservative website loaded with FOX lovers, and both you and I will get "thumbs down" no matter what.

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    • @LostSomewhereInSpace
      One could make the same argument about the viewers/patrons of any
      media source (and be partially correct).
      At the same time, you would marginalizing everyone that knows better than to be taken in by any
      specific agenda driven source.

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    • @Rhemis
      Count the first 100 articles on this site (or however many you have the patience for).
      You'll see that your statement is not even close to being accurate.

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    • @John_Galt

      You know as well as I do that there 1 out of every 10 topic is an Anti-Obama thread, or Anti-Democrat thread.

      And probably 7 out of 10 topics here have several "LibTard" comments within the comments.



      It seems that the liberals are more laid back and let things ride, while the Conservatives are quite loud and have to tout.

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    • @Rhemis
      Out of the first 100 articles I counted, over half of them had a pro muslim message.
      Another thirty had no political slant.
      The remaining ones were pretty evenly split between left/right
      agendas.
      I'm a conservative person.
      I don't need to get loud.
      And I've never met a quiet liberal
      (and they make up over 70% of my chosen profession) for six decades.

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  • Barack Akbar..title says what does this speech mean..one word..nothing

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  • The taliban will have taken Afghanistan back over before the first troop ship arrives back in its home port in the US. Why we spend another day in that hell hole I'll never understand.

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  • What else could he say? Fuck you, Afghans! They would then become American Airlines passengers with shoe bombs. Or maybe - We love you, Afghans! They would then screw the US taxpayers. No.

    He has to take a middle road and what happens at home? See the comments below - screaming, hate-filled un-United States bullshitters. Americans are becoming their own worst enemies - just like Muslims!

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  • The manchild is simply campaigning - trying to look presidential. The speech is meaningless jibberish, as are most of them.

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  • øbama doesn't speak in specifics.
    He talks in circles, and then blames YOU; if you get dizzy.

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  • too little too late, the war was unjustified to begin with anyway

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  • What the hell. Perfectly clean trucks, no audience, no nothing. There's something weird and unnatural if that was actually filmed in Afgaynistan.

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  • He means by his speech that his and his previous vampire bush's warmongering policies didn,t work and the conditions is geeting worse by each passing day and he also means that i am coward and Afghanistan is so insecure and dangerous the he is travelling like thief in the middle of the night without pre-plan.so this is the sotry of his nation building in past ten years that he still can,t fly openly in day then tell me what is good there when he is frightened?

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  • so you rather war to continue? ur stupid

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  • without US support tailbs will come to power in Afghanistan in a few weeks, even now government can't control a half of the country. the situation is very fucked up, and I do not see any solution.

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  • He brags about killing just like a typical ghetto dude!

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  • What does it mean? It's election year, nothing more.

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  • I really want one of those armored trucks! They look like the Marauder. Why is this black dude blocking my view of the LAVs?

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  • are they using a green screen for the background?

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  • This Muppet is the biggest lair in Americas history.... Globalist shill.

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  • How long of a stick can he hold? The carrot is about ten years away from the end of the stick already. Obama is talking to himself, 'cause no one else is listening.

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  • Puppet much?

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