Afghanistan Surge

Biden warns of higher US death toll Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – Vice President Joe Biden says the nation should expect more U.S. military casualties as the Obama administration plans to send additional troops to Afghanistan.

Pentagon officials say they plan to send up to 30,000 additional troops to the Afghan war, where the Taliban is resurgent and violence has been on the rise. The request for more troops from military commanders was endorsed by the Bush administration and has been favored by the Obama government, too.

Biden said Sunday that additional U.S. forces will be engaging the enemy more. Asked if that means the U.S. public should expect more American casualties, the vice president said: “I hate to say it, but yes, I think there will be. There will be an uptick.”

Biden spoke on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”

Source: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090125/ap_on_go_pr_wh/biden_afghanistan_1

It will be interesting to watch all the liberals who so loudly criticized George W. Bush’s “troop surge” in Iraq defending and applauding Obama’s “troop surge” in Afghanistan.

“Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss…”

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