Topic: Douglas Lute
'We wouldn't rule out any option,' including zero troops [beyond 2014], Ben Rhodes, a White House deputy national security adviser, said Tuesday.
Bob Woodward says Obama aides were deeply divided over the war in Afghanistan even as the president agreed to triple troop levels there. The revelations appear in the new book, 'Obama's Wars,' by Bob Woodward.
09/22/2010 04:36 pm
Mutual suspicions are expected to be set aside as Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Washington this week. Both countries seek a stronger partnership that will help Afghanistan resist the Taliban.
05/10/2010 02:37 pm
Obama's order to send 17,000 more troops comes before US has set a clear strategy.
02/19/2009 12:00 am
Defense officials say it will fill urgent gaps but Special Forces officers are skeptical.
12/23/2008 12:00 am
The Joint Chiefs chairman may come closer to the views of the new president.
11/20/2008 12:00 am
Reviews under way, to be ready for the next president, are intended to accelerate a new strategy.
10/01/2008 01:00 am