War Story

More Troops for Afghanistan

President Obama will be on TV again, tomorrow, though he won’t be talking about the economy this time: In a press conference tomorrow, President Obama will announce plans to add 4,000 troops to Afghanistan in addition to the 17,000 extra troops he’s already ordered. Their mission will be to train and advise Afghan armed forces. His strategy will include 20 recommendations for defeating the insurgency along the Afghan-Pakistani border.