TITLE

CONFRONTING REALITY: PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TWO WAR INHERITANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Terriff, Terry; Child, Arthur J.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Military & Strategic Studies;Jan2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the move of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama in dealing with the Iraq War and Afghan-Pakistani wars. It states that Obama has planned to withdraw the U.S. military forces in Iraq under the U.S.-Iraq Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) and has formulated alternative measures to prevent the emergence of further conflicts. Moreover, the Obama administration has intended to intervene in the Afghanistan-Pakistan atrocities through sending coalition forces in Afghanistan to secure affected population. The author's skepticism on Obama's plans is also noted.
ACCESSION #
40308590

 

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