Logic of the Leak

Gelb, Leslie H.
June 2010
Time;6/7/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 22, p22
The article describes the author's view of an alleged conflict between U.S. President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Defense regarding the Afghan War strategy. The author describes a series of leaked discussions between Obama and his top generals about increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan and setting a timetable for withdrawing the troops within an 18 month time frame. The author opines that the Pentagon may be angered by the leaks and retaliate.


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