He took his time to mull it over, and in a speech at West Point on Tuesday night President Barack Obama announced his decision about what course of action to take in Afghanistan, affirming reports that he plans to send 30,000 more U.S. troops to push back on the resurgent Taliban and to try to establish some semblance of stability in the war-scarred country. Meanwhile, his one-time Republican presidential challenger, John McCain, has also weighed in, expressing his concern about Obama’s projected exit plan. –KA

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