Obama aide: Military advisers to meet on first day

By
January 18, 2009 00:49

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

On his first full day as president, Barack Obama will meet with high-ranking military officers to discuss the Iraq war and other issues, a top adviser to Obama said Saturday. Wednesday's meeting of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other military commanders and aides will fulfill a key campaign promise and bring the Iraq war back to the political forefront after months of being overshadowed by the economy. In the early stages of his two-year presidential campaign, Obama vowed to wind down the war, a stance that helped him overcome Hillary Rodham Clinton in the race for the Democratic nomination. In the past year or so, however, Iraq lost prominence in the national debate, and Obama gave himself some slight wiggle room on the pace of withdrawing troops. He also stressed the need to pump more US military power into Afghanistan.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

French Gendarmes patrol past wooden barracks shops after a shooting in Strasbourg, France
December 13, 2018
French police ready to take Strasbourg shooter dead or alive

By REUTERS