That is when progress will be made, when action will be taken.
We'll end the war in 2014.
Or so says our Nobel Peace Prize winning president.
"On 22 June 2011, President Obama announced that 10,000 U.S. troops would be withdrawn by the end of 2011. An additional 23,000 troops will leave the country by the summer of 2012. After the withdrawal of 10,000 U.S. troops, 80,000 are left participating in the war. The War in Afghanistan is the United States' longest running major war longer than either the Iraq War or the Vietnam War (1964–1973), provided one considers the start of the Vietnam War the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964, and its end 27 January 1973 as the day when the Paris Peace accords were signed.
In April 2012 an agreement between Afghanistan and the United States of America was reached which places night raids under Afghan control and increases the chances that the US and Afghanistan will strike a strategic partnership that would keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
The United States and its NATO allies finalized agreements on 18 April 2012 to wind down the war in Afghanistan by formalizing three commitments: to gradually move the Afghans into a lead combat role; to keep some international troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014, and to pay billions of dollars a year to help support the Afghan security forces.
Because where I live, they can't fund a Medical Examiner.
The jail does not have enough money to keep criminals behind bars.
They are trying to auction off the Animal Shelter to the highest bidder.
Six schools shut down.
I sound like a broken record, but connect the dots people!
We don't have money for essential services because we are spending billions on wars.
The United States has been at war in Afghanistan for 3,860 days. Troops arrived on Oct. 7, 2001, less than a month after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.