Biden, in leaked memo, told Obama war plan flawed

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June 25, 2012 7:58:29 AM PDT
As President Barack Obama considered adding as many as 40,000 U.S. forces to a backsliding war in Afghanistan in 2009, Vice President Joe Biden warned him that the military rationale for doing so was flawed, a new book about Obama's expansion of the conflict says.