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Obama wants out of Afghanistan; military says no

• Washington Post
Military leaders and President Obama’s civilian advisers are girding for battle over the size and pace of the planned pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan this summer, with the military seeking to limit a reduction in combat forces and the White House pressing for a withdrawal substantial enough to placate a war-weary electorate.

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The military also put extreme pressure on JFK for military invasion of Cuba. Ref. JFK  AND THE UNSPEAKABLE, by James Douglas. The CIA has a lengthy history of assisting military activation in both large and small theaters, such as Vietnam, Cuba, KILLING HOPE by William Blum, search web for CIA, ROGUE AGENCY RUN AMUCK; also WAR IS A RACKET by Smedley Butler. War is profit for material suppliers and job security for military personnel.

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