President Obama 's Additional War Related Campaign Agreement Essay

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President Obama 's additional war-related campaign agreement was to improve the United States military assurance in Afghanistan in order to maintain the extremist Taliban’s from achieving power and allowing the Al Qaeda repeatedly using the country as the foundation for terrorist operations against the United States. Obama soon after taking office, granted the military 's request, which was originally made at the end of the Bush presidency, to dispatch an additional 21,000 troops to Afghanistan, raising the American military presence roughly to about 60,000.

As the year unfolded, Obama was persuaded that a change in the United States military strategy was needed, so that the government of Afghanistan would ultimately be able to defeat the Taliban on its own. Subquently, In June he assigned a new military commander, General Stanley McChrystal, and asked him to suggest a new course of action.

Moreover, in 2011, intelligence agencies came to the conclusion that Osama Bin Laden was probably hiding in a residential compound near Abbottabad, Pakistan. Although there was some lack on the certainty of the matter, and realizing the risks attending a military strike. President Obama gave orders on national television to the United States Navy to assassinate Osama Bin Laden, who was the commander of the terrorist attacks and was behind the 9/11 attacks.

Obama proceeded to govern the United States through challenging financial times. After the lengthy negotiations with the…

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