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Obama announces a 30,000-troop surge in Afghanistan

By: Annie Ropeik

An immediate surge of 30,000 American troops to Afghanistan with withdrawals beginning in 18 months will be key to swift improvement in the region, despite the $30 billion price tag, President Barack Obama said Tuesday night at the U.S. Military Academy a…