Speaking from North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune, where thousands of Marines are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan, the president's message was clear: We have a new priority.
The Pentagon should have included more laws in its assessment of conditions, some experts argue.
A tenuous cease-fire has halted Taliban-Army fighting, as negotiations for a permanent deal continue.
The move came shortly after a Taliban group in the nearby Bajur region declared a unilateral cease-fire.
Readers write about what the US should – and shouldn't – do in Afghanistan.
Obama's order to send 17,000 more troops comes before US has set a clear strategy.
Some 3,000 US troops recently deployed to insurgent-heavy provinces near Kabul.