Joe Biden’s Afghanistan deadlines.

Jason Ditz wrote on yesterday about Joe Biden’s statements in regards to when the United States would leave Afghanistan.

From Dec 20th, 2010

Joe Biden says troops will leave Afghanistan by 2014 ‘come hell or high water’

From Jan 11th, 2011

Biden Assures Karzai of Aid From U.S. Beyond 2014

For those who think the second title might be ambiguous, these are selections from the second article:

““The United States, if the Afghan people want it, are prepared and we are not leaving in 2014,” the vice president said during an unannounced visit to Kabul, in which he offered aid and military training beyond the planned transition deadline of 2014.”

““Hopefully, we will have totally turned over to the Afghan security forces the ability to maintain the security of the country, but we are not leaving if you don’t want us to leave.” “

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