Obama made the Taliban to “message”: withdraw troops from Afghanistan as soon as possible
1 月21, in western Afghanistan’s Herat province, a soldier in a suicide car bomb attack site warning. Day, Herat province, a suicide car bomb attack, killing two Afghan soldiers were killed and three others were injured. Xinhua News Agency/Reuters
1 20, in the U.S. capital of Washington, the new President Barack Obama (right) and former President Bush’s farewell. Day, ending eight years of Bush’s presidency, the last plane to leave Washington by the President, to return home state of Texas. Xinhua News Agency/Reuters
Obama was sworn in as U.S. president, governments around the world have sent congratulatory messages to him, and even the U.S. military overthrow of the Taliban in Afghanistan but also to “scrape together a handful of fun.” However, this is called “ultimatum” of the so-called “message”, the Taliban hope Obama do not forget the lessons of the former Soviet Union, as soon as possible to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
2001, President Bush took office after the launch of its first war on terrorism will be the ouster of the Taliban in Afghanistan and now in the local garrison. Obama has just sworn further said that they would withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq deployments in Afghanistan, and the number of local U.S. “double” in order to ensure that Afghanistan does not again become the Taliban’s “Paradise. . ”
Pakistan, “News” reported that the Taliban claimed that the Afghan people to decide their own fate on this issue does not require the U.S. military to “help.” Taliban spokesman Yousuf Ahmadi said in a telephone interview, between the organization with Obama, “there is no history of problems”, but I hope to draw on the black president George W. Bush and the former Soviet Union in Afghanistan lesson.
present, the Taliban, mainly in southern Afghanistan, near Pakistan’s border areas and regional activities, they often recruit girls to harass the school, and fight with police in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Obama took office, how to deal with Afghanistan, the White House will become the new face of the largest and most difficult of the “international challenges.”
reported that Obama has developed a detailed diplomatic and military means to cope with the rising tide of Afghan Taliban members. The new White House foreign affairs and national security team acknowledged that the United States rely solely on superior force, sufficient to ensure long-term stability in Afghanistan. The United States in Afghanistan and Pakistan must be to carry out comprehensive diplomatic and economic efforts, have a chance to reduce all kinds of radical forces.
in the past year, Pakistan’s military and police continued in the regions near the Afghan border, anti-insurgent operations, has killed more than 1,500 militants. On Obama inauguration, the Pakistani military has killed about 60 rebels. Nevertheless, Pakistan is still unable to fully contain the Taliban inside Pakistan to carry out violent attacks.
also asked Pakistan to stop sending unmanned U.S. aircraft attacked militants in Pakistan’s stronghold, and increase intelligence sharing, so that the Pakistani military and police commitment to cleaning up the task, thereby reducing the anger of local people. Responsible for directing the work of local war commander of U.S. Central Command, General David Petraeus, Obama is expected to hold its first meeting in the same time convey the above views.
21 day is Barack Obama became president, the first working day after his Iraq and Afghanistan will hold its first National Security Council, U.S. front-line commanders participating via video telephone system, and will focus on the U.S. specific timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, while making preparations to send more troops to Afghanistan, to honor Obama campaign made a major commitment.
although since the elected president, Obama has been in a number of international hotspot issues remain silent, but his men are well on the current U.S. foreign policy to do “major surgery” in preparation. Obama believes that America’s Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan policy should form an organic whole, the current kind of “conflicts” situation must be effectively improved.
this weekend, Obama presidential decree to close the Guantanamo naval base in Cuba, the “captured terrorists concentration camps”, and released to the outside world which is currently being held more than 250 Taliban and “base” the exact whereabouts of the organization captured in the future. The fast start of the work shows that Obama’s National Security Council has already quietly doing a succession of preparatory work.
pursue unilateral policies, with the Bush administration than Obama in his inaugural speech on international issues demonstrated considerable flexibility in the outside world are looking forward to the White House in the Middle East, Iran, Pakistan issue and North Korea made a breakthrough. But the American voters, how to make the economic recession is the most important international problem is not the focus of their concern.
loss of soldiers off the Americans against the war in Iraq because, if in the future the U.S. military in Afghanistan suffered heavy casualties, then Obama will not shoulder the pressure to step down Bush than just easy. Americans’ anti-war attention “from Iraq to Afghanistan soon. In 2008, a total of 151 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan, created seven years of the war began, “record.”
addition to diplomatic issues, Obama acknowledged that the U.S. is facing an internal crisis, such as rising unemployment, the real estate market crisis, weak business and increasingly expensive health care system, “not something that can be resolved.” Once the future’s remarks failed to deliver on his campaign promise to leave the room for maneuver. However, Obama also suggested that the U.S. economic recovery under the required “strong medicine.”
It is reported that the new U.S. government will create more jobs at the same time, lay the foundation for future development, it will vigorously carry out infrastructure construction, road building bridges, power plants and digital, to promote economic development , and thus the Americans closer together. However, Obama’s Treasury Secretary-designate is still for “tax evasion” has not been reviewed by the Senate. (H Yi Jun)