The war in Afghanistan follows Obama to his vacation in Hawaii

December 22, 2015 12:41 AM

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The war in Afghanistan follows Obama to his vacation in Hawaii

HONOLULU — A deeply conflicted President Obama warned earlier this year when he extended the American troop presence in Afghanistan that he did not support “the idea of endless war.”

For Obama, the deaths Monday of six U.S. soldiers near Bagram Air Base underscores the perils of his decision to keep as many as 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through much of next year.

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