West Point, NY - December 1, 2009 -- General David Petraeus (standing) chats with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen, Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Eric Shinseki , Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (L to to R) as they wait for U.S. President Barack Obama to speak about his decision to increase U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan by about 30,000 during a speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, on Tuesday, December 1, 2009. The buildup is targeted to reverse the Taliban advances in the country and to train Afghan soldiers and police.     .Credit: Roger L. Wollenberg - Pool via CNP
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West Point, NY - December 1, 2009 -- General David Petraeus (standing) chats with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen, Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Eric Shinseki , Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (L to to R) as they wait for U.S. President Barack Obama to speak about his decision to increase U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan by about 30,000 during a speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, on Tuesday, December 1, 2009. The buildup is targeted to reverse the Taliban advances in the country and to train Afghan soldiers and police. .Credit: Roger L. Wollenberg - Pool via CNP

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Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 2 Dec 2009
Location: West Point New York United States of America
Credit: Roger L. Wollenberg - Pool via CNP
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