Obama Announces Afghanistan Troop Deployment Decision

Cadets in prayer at West Point. (Getty)

WEST POINT, NY – DECEMBER 01: Cadets bow their heads in prayer before a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama in Eisenhower Hall at the United States Military Academy at West Point December 1, 2009 in West Point, New York. President Obama is set to deliver a crucial speech at the renowned military academy today, during which he will outline his plan to send tens of thousands of additional troops to Afghanistan over the next six months, before transitioning forces out of the country beginning in 2011. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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