September 30th, 2009
04:06 PM ET

Pressure increases on Obama over Afghanistan

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/POLITICS/09/30/obama.afghan.troops/art.troopsafghanistan.gi.jpg caption="Marines speak to Afghan villagers in southern Afghanistan, on September 28."]
Ed Hornick

President Obama is under increasing pressure to decide whether the United States will commit more troops and resources to the conflict in Afghanistan.

On Tuesday, the head of NATO met with the president and endorsed Obama's plan to fine-tune the strategy for Afghanistan before deciding on whether to deploy more troops.

"I agree with President Obama in his approach: strategy first, then resources," Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said after meeting with Obama at the White House.

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  1. Als

    President Obama if you can change there way of thinking then you have a chance . If America can put down their guns then you can change our war on eachother.

    October 1, 2009 at 7:08 am |