CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
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(Tokyo: Chip Reid) President Obama’s rejection of all the proposals from his war planners on the strategy for Afghanistan featured; details given of Obama’s concerns about the options and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry’s resistance to sending more troops due to concerns about Afghan President Hamid Karzai. [At Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, OBAMA – speaks of the troops on the front lines.] [CBS national security analyst Juan ZARATE- notes the perception of indecision may matter to our allies and our enemies.] The time frame for Obama’s decision discussed.
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