Obama Vs Osama: US sending more troops

Obama Vs Osama: US sending more troops

Obama Vs Osama: US sending more troops

US President Barack Obama has ordered 17,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to tackle worsening insurgent violence and the fight against Al Qaida of Osama bin Laden and Taliban militants.

The 17,000 troops include an Army brigade equipped with Stryker armoured vehicles, a Marine expeditionary brigade and support personnel.

President Obama said the increase in troop deployment was necessary to stabilize a deteriorating situation in Afghanistan.


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