Posts Tagged ‘surge’

Surge Purge

09Jan10

During the campaign, Barack Obama claimed he didn’t think that the surge in Iraq had worked. Now he’s called for his own surge, and already – he thinks it’s not working. Senior White House advisers are frustrated by what they say is the Pentagon’s slow pace in deploying 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan and its […]


Sleepy Attack

01Dec09

Americans don’t approve of much that President Obama is doing, but most of all they disapprove of his handling of the Afganistan war – with support sinking at a startling rate. Americans are far less approving of President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan than they have been in recent months, with 35% currently […]